Is it "5 rights" or "6 rights"? - page 3

by CBLNurse2Be

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Hi. From browsing on here I've noticed you all speak of the "5 rights". I have been trying to review for school this fall in between studying for finals. My med book says "6 rights". Did they add one? I believe they are: ... Read More


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    i always liked "right reason/indication" because the nurse is responsible for seeing that the medical plan of care is appropriate and this is where the rubber meets the road.
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    Quote from GrnTea
    I always liked "right reason/indication" because the nurse is responsible for seeing that the medical plan of care is appropriate and this is where the rubber meets the road.
    I like that, and it makes perfect sense. I wouldn't want to give anything without knowing the "why" and the "how" behind it.
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    It's whatever that particular instructor says it is. Do what you have to do to pass the class, then you'll find that the next semester will find a different instructor with a different "rule"!
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