Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 52

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.

  1. Hospital Computers May Be Reservoir for Transmission of Resistant Bacteria
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    by UM Review RN Apr 22, '05
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    meownsmile
  2. Acuity staffing/Van slyck
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    by Dennis nurse Apr 21, '05
  3. Is the ER supposed to stablize the Patient before transferring to the unit?
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    by indapinda Apr 20, '05
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    Dixielee
  4. what kind of safety issues do you all have in your hopsital?
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    by lee1 Apr 17, '05
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    Audreyfay
  5. Nurse I'm starving hungry
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    by studious Apr 11, '05
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    studious
  6. Informing pts/families of med errors; consequences?
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    by WI,RN Apr 13, '05
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    Jolie
  7. Extended hours at work with no time off
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    by btrfly76 Mar 10, '05
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    lmz
  8. Consent for HIV testing
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    by pricklypear Apr 12, '05
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    rjflyn
  9. Pt falls on geriatric psych inpt unit
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    by gerilou Apr 8, '05
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    studious
  10. I need opinions from practicing RN's for school project
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    by LilRedRN1973 Apr 8, '05
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  11. Opinion re: getting a new patient at the end of your shift
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    by Marie0304 Nov 1, '03
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    ValerieB
  12. Nil by mouth error
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    by littlehobo Apr 6, '05
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    pricklypear
  13. Outbreak of hepatitis due to BS testing
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    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Apr 6, '05
  14. March 2005 PA Patient Safety Advisory:When Patients Speak - Collaboration in Patient
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    by NRSKarenRN Apr 3, '05
  15. I Need Major Guidance!!!
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    by nurseinalabama Mar 19, '05
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    live4today
  16. Here's an idea for shrtages in any area.
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    by nursetim Mar 29, '05
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    LPN1974
  17. Charting by Exception = Redundancy
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    by missionnurse Mar 14, '05
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    missionnurse
  18. What do you think is a major problem in nursing?
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    by sweetyjen Jan 2, '05
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    LPNer
  19. Nurse Patient Ratios
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    by Boston1 Mar 20, '05
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    mdfog10
  20. What if your doctor or nurse had a criminal record?
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    Poll by URO-RN Mar 19, '05
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    barefootlady
  21. When to report a classmaste to your clinical instructor.
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    by markbeast Feb 4, '05
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    markbeast
  22. Nitroglycerin drips on telemetry units
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    by nicholasmjb Mar 9, '05
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    nicholasmjb
  23. Reading glasses vs magnifying glasses in teens
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    by hmcna Mar 13, '05
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    happthearts
  24. Need advice on reporting incident with relative
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    by kbclary4 Mar 4, '05
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    apaisRN
  25. RN's signing LPN Charts
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    by busyrninva May 17, '04
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    diablo
  26. Helpful, safe, resources ? for Advocates, please
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    by happy&healthy Mar 6, '05
  27. suspension for refusing patient 9
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    by amyliz976 Feb 21, '05
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    Tweety
  28. PEF/NYS union issues
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    by nannernurse Feb 24, '05
  29. Taking drs orders in an office.
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    by nurseauditor2 Feb 22, '05
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    nurseauditor2
  30. Safe nurse/pt ratios on cardiac unit?
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    by April1rn Feb 22, '05

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