PACU Nursing

PACU is where pre-op preparation and post-op recovery topics are located. Some topics recently discussed include parents/visitors in the pre-op/post-op areas, control of post-op nausea/vomiting and starting post-op orders. Comments/questions/solutions are always welcome.

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  1. Dryness of mouth in PACU
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    by btrfly76 Jun 24, '08
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  2. Prep Pacu
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    by harper01 Jun 4, '08
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    ativanni
  3. Pacu Nurse
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    by bbj113 May 9, '08
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  4. Transfering from PACU
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    by MsBruiser Jun 20, '08
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  5. Pacu Peds Transport
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    by ativanni Aug 26, '08
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    Silverdragon102
  6. should LVN in CA work in PACU
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    by churchie Aug 7, '08
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    lmolvr
  7. What types of patients do you all recover in your PACU?
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    by debtor11 Aug 3, '08
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    All4Seasons
  8. Spinal anesthetics in pre-op
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    by btrfly76 Aug 11, '08
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    All4Seasons
  9. ACLS and PALS classes
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    by tx2007 Jul 10, '08
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    Babs0512
  10. Inservice ideas
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    by Zoe's Mom Aug 11, '08
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    dianah
  11. Morphine and Bronchospasm
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    by Siss Aug 8, '08
  12. What's like to work in Phase II recovery room?
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    by neatnurse30 Aug 5, '08
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    hot flasher
  13. Video distraction for Pediatric Patients
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    by Babs0512 Jul 25, '08
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    Hopecascade
  14. curtains
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    by Lisarnrrt May 8, '08
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    Zoe's Mom
  15. CPAN books
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    by navygirl Jul 27, '08
  16. Paperless in PACU
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    by thisismylicense.rn Jul 20, '08
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    All4Seasons
  17. PCA's in PACU
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    by cthorn518 Jan 16, '07
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  18. Back up PACU nurse on call
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    by kabrowni Jun 2, '08
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    Babs0512
  19. Would you take this assignment?
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    by All4Seasons Jul 23, '08
  20. applying for job in outpatient PACU
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    by meither Jul 4, '08
  21. Endovascular AAA lenth of stay in PACU?
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    by jabdab Jun 20, '08
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    lucylumps
  22. Insulin pump practice question
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    by hot flasher Jul 1, '08
  23. OR patients bypass PACU for ICU
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    by fedupnurse Jan 15, '06
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    NurseSnarky
  24. Open Hearts?!?!
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    by CaliRN29 Dec 18, '07
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    Bronx1560
  25. PACU Transfer - Advice
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    by tarheelrn2000 Jun 22, '08
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    RN34TX
  26. New Grad in Outpatient Surgery
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    by precious69 Jun 16, '08
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    NYCRN16
  27. PACU 'boarder unit'
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    by Windy B Jun 9, '08
  28. Reconfiguring Our Pain Cases (ESI's)
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    by jadespirro Jun 7, '08
  29. Not following ASPAN guidelines
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    by deehaverrn Jan 13, '07
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    parrothead70
  30. PACU overflow patients
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    by Windy B. Nov 25, '03
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    LandDRN
  31. Capa/Cpan
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    by beachgirl26r May 10, '08
  32. Trauma Patients in the PACU
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    by Hopecascade Apr 17, '08
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    TraumaNurseRN
  33. RRT -Want to be a PACU NURSE!
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    by JulesGA Jan 7, '07
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    Lisarnrrt
  34. Why do you like PACU nursing?
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    by Lefty26 Apr 14, '04
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    healingtouchRN
  35. Cecil B Drain's PACU book...
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    by Krista77 Mar 16, '07
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    almostretired
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