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. fire retardent lap aprons for w/c pt's?
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    by night owl Nov 28, '01
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    night owl
  2. I & O, VS recording sheets
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    by TracyB,RN Nov 21, '01
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    misti_z
  3. What would you do?
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    by alicia110 Oct 29, '01
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    kids
  4. med. error questions forCarge nurse, nurse manager, or supervisor
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    by mo_mo8 Nov 18, '01
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    psnurse
  5. Do you mix your own IV's?
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    by deespoohbear Aug 31, '01
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  6. Is this board off topic? I don't think so!
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    by Notanurse Nov 9, '01
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    KRVRN
  7. New Nurse....HELP
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    by GinaJ Oct 1, '01
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    ninaldunn
  8. Oh Echo?
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    by canoehead Oct 29, '01
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    canoehead
  9. Conscious Sedation
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    by bspa0496 Oct 25, '01
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    radnurse2001
  10. Too heavy a load
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    by rondafan Oct 19, '01
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    debbyed
  11. not sure if RN is right for me
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    by paula77720 Oct 16, '01
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    CATHYW
  12. LPN's
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    by OneChattyNurse Aug 20, '01
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    deespoohbear
  13. surgery fear PLEASE ANSWER ME
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    by analucia Sep 25, '01
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    CATHYW
  14. Nursing Research???
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    by CriticalCareOnc Oct 10, '01
  15. use of discharge room in hospital setting
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    by coladonato Oct 5, '01
  16. Nursing Correspondence Courses
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    by marniecmLPN Oct 1, '01
  17. I can't believe it!
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    by night owl Aug 29, '01
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    PhantomRN
  18. Communication over phones
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    by moonshadeau Aug 25, '01
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    Scarlette
  19. starting ivs
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    by michellelpn Sep 26, '01
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    misti_z
  20. Culture and Its Impact On Wellness
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    by Carol Twaits Sep 24, '01
  21. attitude adjustment needed?
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    by not-nancy-nurse Sep 5, '01
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    canna42
  22. Need help with new baylor/weekend incentive policy
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    by KCLum Jul 13, '01
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    capgirl
  23. Obstacles to providing care
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    by Anita_novice Jan 31, '00
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  24. Ethical dilemma !
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    by vinona Sep 4, '01
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    dewp_63
  25. JCAHO Sentinel Event Alert: Preventing needlestick and sharps injuries
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    by NRSKarenRN Sep 12, '01
  26. Advocacy for Elderly
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    by Cameron Johnston Feb 14, '01
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    Aniela
  27. Safety Products
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    by Yasnaya Polyana Sep 8, '01
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    donmurray
  28. All Locked Up?
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    by night owl Aug 28, '01
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    klhs
  29. ethical question
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    by kewlnurse Aug 18, '01
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  30. Shortage solution
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    by cannie May 15, '01
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    MRed94
  31. Use of diapers vs. underpads for incontinent patients
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    by bmaury Mar 8, '01
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    Cindy_A
  32. Who should I say something to?
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    by bassbird Aug 7, '01
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    misti_z
  33. AHRQ Federal Report Documents Top Patient Safety Practices
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 7, '01
  34. Nurses get bionic "power suit"
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    by NRSKarenRN Aug 5, '01
  35. Boy dies in MRI machine!!
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    by fiestynurse Aug 3, '01
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    RNPD
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