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. Post op Pedicatric transports without an RN
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    by ativanni Sep 4, '08
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    PACU'er
  2. No Beds
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    by at2726 Jul 16, '08
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    Babs0512
  3. How do I get here?
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    by Gititgirl7 Sep 10, '08
  4. New preop nurse
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    by myoho913 Aug 30, '08
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    myoho913
  5. Opinions please re: Phase I
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    by sharann Apr 1, '08
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    nellie_nurse812
  6. PACU nurses floating
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    by pidg15 Sep 3, '08
  7. 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
  8. Need orientation survival tips
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    by VAC Jun 22, '07
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    tezabee
  9. charting the level of the spinal
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    by cully24 Jul 15, '08
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    ativanni
  10. Dryness of mouth in PACU
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    by btrfly76 Jun 24, '08
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    ativanni
  11. Prep Pacu
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    by harper01 Jun 4, '08
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    ativanni
  12. Pacu Nurse
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    by bbj113 May 9, '08
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    ativanni
  13. Transfering from PACU
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    by MsBruiser Jun 20, '08
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    ativanni
  14. Pacu Peds Transport
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    by ativanni Aug 26, '08
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    Silverdragon102
  15. should LVN in CA work in PACU
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    by churchie Aug 7, '08
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    lmolvr
  16. 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
  17. Spinal anesthetics in pre-op
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    by btrfly76 Aug 11, '08
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    All4Seasons
  18. ACLS and PALS classes
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    by tx2007 Jul 10, '08
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    Babs0512
  19. Inservice ideas
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    by Zoe's Mom Aug 11, '08
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    dianah
  20. Morphine and Bronchospasm
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    by Siss Aug 8, '08
  21. 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
  22. Video distraction for Pediatric Patients
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    by Babs0512 Jul 25, '08
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    Hopecascade
  23. curtains
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    by Lisarnrrt May 8, '08
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    Zoe's Mom
  24. CPAN books
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    by navygirl Jul 27, '08
  25. Paperless in PACU
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    by thisismylicense.rn Jul 20, '08
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    All4Seasons
  26. PCA's in PACU
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    by cthorn518 Jan 16, '07
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  27. Back up PACU nurse on call
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    by kabrowni Jun 2, '08
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    Babs0512
  28. Would you take this assignment?
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    by All4Seasons Jul 23, '08
  29. applying for job in outpatient PACU
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    by meither Jul 4, '08
  30. Endovascular AAA lenth of stay in PACU?
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    by jabdab Jun 20, '08
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    lucylumps
  31. Insulin pump practice question
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    by hot flasher Jul 1, '08
  32. OR patients bypass PACU for ICU
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    by fedupnurse Jan 15, '06
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    NurseSnarky
  33. Open Hearts?!?!
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    by CaliRN29 Dec 18, '07
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    Bronx1560
  34. PACU Transfer - Advice
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    by tarheelrn2000 Jun 22, '08
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    RN34TX
  35. New Grad in Outpatient Surgery
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    by precious69 Jun 16, '08
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    NYCRN16
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