Nursing Issues On Patient Safety

Patient safety is a critical component of the care Nurses deliver as we endeavor to prevent harm. Topics will include fall preventions, how to improve documentation, implementing strategies to intercept medication errors, assessment and follow-up, wrong-site surgery, nurse-to-patient ratios as well as other issues that place our patients at risk for harm.

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  1. heparin injections
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    by Liddle Noodnik Apr 17, '03
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    NurseDennie
  2. "Consultant" interviewer in house!
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 29, '03
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    P_RN
  3. "Force Feed"
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    by ceecel.dee Apr 28, '03
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    Rapheal
  4. monitor technicians
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    by JenniferM Apr 21, '03
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    Cyberdoula
  5. I developed my second blood clot in a year
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    by ShelleyERgirl Apr 29, '03
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    imenid37
  6. Pertinent Ethical Issues
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    by nursenatalie Jan 19, '03
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  7. Could This Be True??
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    by Brownms46 Apr 1, '03
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  8. 20 Tips to Help Prevent Medical Errors
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    by NRSKarenRN Mar 20, '03
  9. Where Have All The Nurses Gone?
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    by Lu Dawn Mar 17, '03
  10. Seizure Precautions
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    by John Cusano Mar 17, '03
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    longtermcarern
  11. Patient Safety
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    by Inge Allen Mar 9, '03
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  12. Need Answer To This>>asap!!!
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    by CraftyLPN Feb 26, '03
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  13. Unsafe Nursing!!!!
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    by nurse626 Feb 27, '03
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    renerian
  14. STRESS WITH: patient ratios & duties.
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    by nurse626 Feb 25, '03
  15. Performance Assessment Score
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    by ValWai Feb 16, '03
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    ValWai
  16. Floating Policy Help Needed
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    by mattcastens Dec 16, '02
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    ValWai
  17. False Nails (Does it promote infection?)
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    by bjweiland Apr 19, '01
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  18. its.....SNOWING!!!!!
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    by nimbex Jan 23, '03
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    howie122832
  19. Herbology in Nursing, is it possible?
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    Poll by CatherineBaldi Dec 17, '02
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  20. Here is the article you helped me write about the nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 30, '02
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  21. Dragon Lady
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    by TNcanNURSE Jan 2, '03
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    Gromit
  22. What do you think? Is your health plan one of these?
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    by pickledpepperRN Dec 23, '02
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  23. what will be the effect of this as it relates to nurses and patient safety?
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    by oramar Jan 5, '03
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  24. What happened to all the replies to my post?
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    by ARBY Jan 1, '03
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    canoehead
  25. conflict with colleague / manager LOOONG
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    by RNJames Dec 24, '02
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    sandgroper
  26. HELP re: article about nursing shortage
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    by ARBY Dec 19, '02
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  27. Childrens hosiptal takes a first step to safety
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  28. reformes experience resistance to change at managment level
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    by oramar Dec 11, '02
  29. Documenting
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    by RUNZEL Oct 23, '02
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  30. How Soon Should APS Be Called?
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    by calliou Jun 22, '02
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  31. Quality Initiatives for Healthcare
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    by Youda Nov 9, '02
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  32. "newnurse" syndrome?
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    by jnette Oct 23, '02
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  33. Microalbuminuria
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    by Larry May 18, '02
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    Youda
  34. Issues on EPR
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    by Charlie Alfonso Oct 15, '02
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    Ex130Load
  35. security in your workplace
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    by ktwlpn Oct 12, '02
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    researchrabbit
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