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. Frustrated! Possible misdiagnosis. Disgnosed as "pressure area" but looks rash-like
    by mlimoges Dec 19, '15
    11
    mlimoges
  2. DuraPrep use in pt with mild iodine allergy
    by coleeliza Jan 4, '16
    2
    MunoRN
  3. Dilaudid for self-driving patient.
    by thecode Jul 26, '15
    37
    Kpholland
  4. Pneumovax 23 vaccine
    • Closed
    by nadean8 Dec 27, '15
    1
    TheCommuter
  5. I made a big mistake
    by Birdy2 Apr 14, '15
    23
    sandytoes
  6. Alteplase infusion for clotted port
    by Cincinatti1978 Jul 31, '15
    3
    emtb2rn
  7. hiv and infections
    by Toadd35 Aug 30, '15
    18
    Chaserr
  8. At a loss for words..
    by xoemmylouox Sep 23, '15
    6
    annabanana2
  9. Subcutaneous injection pediatrics
    by Morganjones Dec 15, '15
    3
    CryssyD
  10. Hourly Rounding--pushing back
    by CharmantUn Aug 17, '15
    28
    Dafabb
  11. Near Misses, Close Calls, etc.
    by Jamuhh Nov 2, '15
    12
    anon456
  12. Inconsistencies when checking safe doses/different sources
    by anon456 Dec 1, '15
  13. submitting an anonymous neglect report
    by fairdinkum Nov 11, '15
    8
    fairdinkum
  14. Yikes! Flu Shot!
    by ThespinaDiaz Oct 21, '15
    27
    iluvivt
  15. Stroke at homenursing
    by Elfriede Nov 7, '15
    7
    xoemmylouox
  16. Is it illegal to place a towel over a patient's face?
    by poolnurse Oct 19, '15
    49
    Adele_Michal7
  17. How does your facility prevent falls?
    by GoldiesMom May 3, '14
    39
    annie.rn
  18. Attention or nurses/staff!!
    by Brewsky Oct 5, '15
    5
    martymoose
  19. Can I get hep C without a needle stick?
    by futurerntho Oct 11, '15
    39
  20. What to do when u find an unresponsive patient
    by LucasNewGrad Jul 30, '15
    34
    freyarn
  21. Given NS Bolus order
    by berhaelee Oct 5, '15
    1
    Rose_Queen
  22. Bladder irrigation with a 2-way Foley
    by dudette10 Oct 4, '15
    1
    icuRNmaggie
  23. Clinic infusions
    by dmrodri Sep 16, '15
    5
    dmrodri
  24. Cellulitis post pneumococcal vaccine
    • Closed
    by Laura in Canada Jan 15, '14
    25
    Silverdragon102
  25. What is the nurse-patient ratio where you work?
    by kaliRN Aug 24, '12
    129
    shesanurse
  26. Assigned to TWO units simultaneously, anyone else?
    by Sol6 Aug 28, '15
    7
    herring_RN
  27. Shift length and nurse error rate
    by granolapher Aug 18, '15
    4
    ambr46
  28. On call hours in Texas
    by bluedragonfly13 Aug 10, '15
    2
    HouTx
  29. Help! I think I'm going to accidently hurt or kill someone
    by HollySue061566 Feb 17, '15
    21
    canoehead
  30. Staff ratio, dangerous situation
    by Salutations Aug 5, '14
    11
    nurseprnRN

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