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. Pain Mngmt lawsuit
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    by robinday May 8, '01
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    Genista
  2. LPN changing role
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    by windancer Apr 7, '01
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    canoehead
  3. Happy Nurse's  Day
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    by res04lly May 7, '01
  4. dehumanization
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    by cindyf Apr 27, '01
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  5. Using Haloperidol for sedation
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    by aila Feb 7, '01
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  6. THANK YOU to the Kansis City RN's
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    by StaceRacer1 Apr 20, '01
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  7. Good nursing tricks
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    by moonshadeau Oct 2, '00
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    lagala
  8. the quality control management for needlesick injuries
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    by yamaguchi Apr 15, '01
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  9. Legal question
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    by rrolfz Feb 28, '01
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    greg in mass
  10. insubordination - unstable nurse
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    by peggy101 Apr 7, '01
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  11. Should nurses strike and Why not?
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    by btynes Apr 5, '01
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  12. Perioperative nursing: staffing/patient flow issues
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    by tgreeson Mar 26, '01
  13. Rise in hepititis c in corrections
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    by kjmta57 Mar 22, '01
  14. Staff ratios
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    by kewlnurse Feb 8, '01
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  15. FLOATING POLICIES
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    by BROWN_KK Sep 17, '00
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  16. Hearts of steel
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    by Lynn Casey RN Mar 15, '01
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  17. using glaves and gaown when giving care to pation
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    by yaya Mar 14, '01
  18. pregnant minor
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    by lexffs Mar 3, '01
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  19. What is the future of Anesthetics and how will the patient be affected?
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    by Nikinels Mar 2, '01
  20. nursing pay incentives
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    by jcstratton Feb 20, '01
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  21. new grad programs
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    by JMP Feb 14, '01
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  22. Critical Care and the new grad
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    by janine3&5 Feb 20, '01
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  23. 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
  24. HEP   C  THERAPY
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    by iris Feb 14, '01
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  25. Teaching your staff
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    by dolfinwind Feb 5, '01
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  26. Indigent patient - differences in medical treatment
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    by TBoltRN Aug 23, '00
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  27. exposure to hiv in the work place
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    by psychnurse01 Jan 24, '01
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  28. Critical Access Hospitals
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    by NCNocRN Jan 27, '01
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    by Genista Jan 24, '01
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  29. compazine push
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    by PLK6M2S2A@YAHOO.COM Jan 22, '01
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  30. Nursing unions and violence against nurses in the workplace
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    by AMR Jan 13, '01
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  31. Nursing Crisis
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    by dfwnurse Jan 14, '01
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  32. Help! Compartment syndrome question
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    by kiddienurse_1 Sep 5, '00
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  33. Would you answer this ad?
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    by pickledpepperRN Feb 18, '00
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  34. Required overtime
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    by Chuckie Dec 31, '00
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