Nursing Issues On Patient Safety - page 6

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. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  2. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  3. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  4. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  5. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  6. .....
    by Communitynurse365 Aug 17, '15
  7. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  8. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN
  9. Teamwork...Why do we do this to ourselves?
    by Beachbum671 Jul 21, '15
    26
    katfish67lpn
  10. Delirium tremens, level of care?
    by hybr1d Jun 28, '15
    32
    Nightengail
  11. Physical Restraint in Intensive care unit
    by samer2014 Jun 20, '15
    11
    critical<3s
  12. Texting & Driving: Must See Video
    by AllieSparksRN Jun 20, '15
    5
    NOADLS
  13. Feeling a little discourage
    by kurisutein Jun 16, '15
    3
    hybr1d
  14. DM2 and Lipitor
    by mmc51264 Jun 23, '15
  15. My patient had a fall.
    by regerterb Jun 8, '15
    10
  16. Pending resp. viral panals and patients
    by flamalenurse Jun 9, '15
    1
    Okami_CCRN
  17. Close call
    by Asystole721 Jun 9, '15
    5
    Asystole721
  18. The face of a medical error...
    by ♪♫ in my ♥ May 20, '14
    93
    Kissy1818
  19. Break away valve for central IV lines
    by nightnurse93 May 21, '15
    10
    annie.rn
  20. Nursing Shortcuts: What works for you?
    Image by Brian May 6, '15
    2
    NOADLS
  21. Blue Pigtail on Nasogastric Tube
    by mikeynizm Apr 23, '15
    44
    Mavrick
  22. Who takes the med error hit?
    by BuckyBadgerRN Mar 26, '15
    32
    SmilingBluEyes
  23. Do comfort care patients get oxygen?
    by quirkystar Mar 12, '15
    19
    AnthonyD
  24. Correcting low sodium too quickly
    by Birdy2 Apr 8, '15
    8
    Chisca
  25. Unsafe assignment?
    by _Skittles_ Apr 28, '15
    4
    Gooselady
  26. New Nurse Mistakes
    by ashley785 Jul 23, '14
    39
    kaylee.
  27. Protocol for blood pressure?
    by hotflashion Apr 22, '15
    11
    Seaofclouds
  28. Patient Safety Question/Nurses Conduct
    by ChrisMonty Mar 23, '15
    26
    CamillusRN
  29. Med Error
    by Daisie4100 Apr 14, '15
    8
    nurse lala
  30. Survey on nosocomial infections in the NICU - please help me by filling it out :)
    by pazhang Apr 6, '15
    2
    NicuGal

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