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. How would you cope with a fire  bomb threat in your ICU ?
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    by joybelle Feb 17, '01
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    lakeRN
  2. HEP   C  THERAPY
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    by iris Feb 14, '01
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  3. Teaching your staff
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    by dolfinwind Feb 5, '01
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  4. Indigent patient - differences in medical treatment
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    by TBoltRN Aug 23, '00
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    JennieBSN
  5. exposure to hiv in the work place
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    by psychnurse01 Jan 24, '01
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    JennieBSN
  6. Critical Access Hospitals
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    by NCNocRN Jan 27, '01
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    JillR
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    by Genista Jan 24, '01
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    seashells
  7. compazine push
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    by PLK6M2S2A@YAHOO.COM Jan 22, '01
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    JillR
  8. Nursing unions and violence against nurses in the workplace
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    by AMR Jan 13, '01
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    pickledpepperRN
  9. Nursing Crisis
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    by dfwnurse Jan 14, '01
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    Mijourney
  10. Help! Compartment syndrome question
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    by kiddienurse_1 Sep 5, '00
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    fergus51
  11. Would you answer this ad?
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    by pickledpepperRN Feb 18, '00
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    ceedee
  12. Required overtime
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    by Chuckie Dec 31, '00
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    ktwlpn
  13. Information about pleuradesis
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    by npk Jan 9, '01
  14. California:  the only state that's not a
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    by soundsLikesirens Sep 1, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  15. Death With Dignity?
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    by bunky Jun 24, '00
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  16. mandatory overtime article
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    by Jenny P Dec 14, '00
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  17. This is a place I would love to work!!
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    by oramar Oct 30, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  18. UNSAFE healthcare
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    by Anonymous Registered Nurs Apr 3, '00
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    shelleyjrn
  19. Posting results of patient satisfaction surveys w/ negative comments and nurse's name
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    by Pally Nov 23, '00
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  20. nurse-patient relationship
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    by Roni254 Nov 17, '00
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    Mijourney
  21. Systolic Blood Pressure
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    by ernurse3 Oct 19, '00
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    JillR
  22. Recruitment / Retention
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    by Ron_Hamilton_RN Sep 22, '00
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    oramar
  23. House Supervisor Role
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    by NurseRachet Mar 11, '00
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    bunky
  24. holding administraots accoutable
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    by JillR Oct 7, '00
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  25. Pulling of staff
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    by Jules2 Aug 2, '00
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    hollykate
  26. nurse-patient ratio
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    by Joy Jun 4, '00
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  27. charge nurse liability issues
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    by lsmo Sep 19, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  28. UNIONS
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    by EMTPRN Sep 27, '00
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    justanurse
  29. Truthtelling in Nursing Care
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    by alyciaboo Sep 24, '00
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  30. telemetry policy -- please help!
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    by alyciaboo Sep 24, '00
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  31. California Nurses- Your Help Needed
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    by Genista Aug 19, '00
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    pickledpepperRN
  32. Did you see Hopkins 24/7?  What did you think of it?
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    by oramar Aug 30, '00
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  33. Early burnout?
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    by nanjam Jun 18, '00
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  34. mao inhibitors
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    by Bev22243 Jul 20, '00
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