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. New Pacu Nurse
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    by WYRN1 Mar 8, '07
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    mimi55
  2. DISCHARGE from PACU?  Who does this?
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    by BABRNBSN Dec 26, '06
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    PACU'er
  3. floating
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    by pidg15 Sep 4, '08
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    PACU'er
  4. Post op Pedicatric transports without an RN
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    by ativanni Sep 4, '08
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    PACU'er
  5. No Beds
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    by at2726 Jul 16, '08
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    Babs0512
  6. How do I get here?
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    by Gititgirl7 Sep 10, '08
  7. New preop nurse
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    by myoho913 Aug 30, '08
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    myoho913
  8. Opinions please re: Phase I
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    by sharann Apr 1, '08
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    nellie_nurse812
  9. PACU nurses floating
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    by pidg15 Sep 3, '08
  10. Why should a patient be suctioned every 30 minutes while receiving paralytic agents?
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    by ken143 Sep 2, '08
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    nightmare
  11. Need orientation survival tips
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    by VAC Jun 22, '07
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    tezabee
  12. charting the level of the spinal
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    by cully24 Jul 15, '08
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    ativanni
  13. Dryness of mouth in PACU
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    by btrfly76 Jun 24, '08
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    ativanni
  14. Prep Pacu
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    by harper01 Jun 4, '08
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    ativanni
  15. Pacu Nurse
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    by bbj113 May 9, '08
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    ativanni
  16. Transfering from PACU
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    by MsBruiser Jun 20, '08
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    ativanni
  17. Pacu Peds Transport
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    by ativanni Aug 26, '08
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    Silverdragon102
  18. should LVN in CA work in PACU
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    by churchie Aug 7, '08
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    lmolvr
  19. 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
  20. Spinal anesthetics in pre-op
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    by btrfly76 Aug 11, '08
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    All4Seasons
  21. ACLS and PALS classes
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    by tx2007 Jul 10, '08
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    Babs0512
  22. Inservice ideas
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    by Zoe's Mom Aug 11, '08
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    dianah
  23. Morphine and Bronchospasm
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    by Siss Aug 8, '08
  24. 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
  25. Video distraction for Pediatric Patients
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    by Babs0512 Jul 25, '08
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    Hopecascade
  26. curtains
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    by Lisarnrrt May 8, '08
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    Zoe's Mom
  27. CPAN books
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    by navygirl Jul 27, '08
  28. Paperless in PACU
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    by thisismylicense.rn Jul 20, '08
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    All4Seasons
  29. PCA's in PACU
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    by cthorn518 Jan 16, '07
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  30. Back up PACU nurse on call
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    by kabrowni Jun 2, '08
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    Babs0512
  31. Would you take this assignment?
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    by All4Seasons Jul 23, '08
  32. applying for job in outpatient PACU
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    by meither Jul 4, '08
  33. Endovascular AAA lenth of stay in PACU?
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    by jabdab Jun 20, '08
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    lucylumps
  34. Insulin pump practice question
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    by hot flasher Jul 1, '08
  35. OR patients bypass PACU for ICU
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    by fedupnurse Jan 15, '06
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    NurseSnarky
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