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. PACU 'boarder unit'
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    by Windy B Jun 9, '08
  2. Reconfiguring Our Pain Cases (ESI's)
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    by jadespirro Jun 7, '08
  3. Not following ASPAN guidelines
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    by deehaverrn Jan 13, '07
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    parrothead70
  4. PACU overflow patients
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    by Windy B. Nov 25, '03
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    LandDRN
  5. Capa/Cpan
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    by beachgirl26r May 10, '08
  6. Trauma Patients in the PACU
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    by Hopecascade Apr 17, '08
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    TraumaNurseRN
  7. RRT -Want to be a PACU NURSE!
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    by JulesGA Jan 7, '07
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    Lisarnrrt
  8. Why do you like PACU nursing?
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    by Lefty26 Apr 14, '04
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    healingtouchRN
  9. Cecil B Drain's PACU book...
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    by Krista77 Mar 16, '07
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    almostretired
  10. Housekeepers?
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    by beachgirl26r Apr 17, '08
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    texascowgirl
  11. Mission or Saddleback PACU?
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    by ekkis Apr 6, '08
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    CaliRN29
  12. Bolus dose of bupivacaine via brachial plexus block
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    by NursefromIowa Jan 20, '08
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    soapaddictOH
  13. PACU-ISMS...what are some of yall's?
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    by texascowgirl Apr 3, '08
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    soapaddictOH
  14. Med-Surg to PACU
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    by RN :) Jan 17, '08
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    anne74
  15. PACU Nursing
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    by Kim O'Therapy Apr 4, '08
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    semisweetchick
  16. CAPA exam
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    by beachgirl26r Mar 29, '08
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    metroishka
  17. It gets easier right???
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    by sharann Mar 25, '08
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    sharann
  18. PACU at night?
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    by SaraO'Hara Mar 14, '08
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    Charity
  19. PICU to PACU
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    by Sunshine382 Mar 12, '08
  20. Need care plan for sleep apnea patient
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    by sunnymqt Mar 1, '08
    3
    RN Randy
  21. I must be an idiot
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    by sharann Aug 31, '07
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  22. Computer Charting in PACU Question
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    by All4Seasons Nov 1, '07
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    ukrainekid
  23. How Long In Icu
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    by BUTTERFLY63 Feb 20, '08
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    ukrainekid
  24. PACU orientation- willing to relocate
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    by pilateschick7 Dec 20, '07
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    AlAinee
  25. Question about pacu nursing
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    by evecel Jan 14, '08
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    All4Seasons
  26. Holding overnight (or even days at a time)
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    by RNPamP Jun 1, '07
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    healingtouchRN
  27. Need advice on interview for PACU
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    by RN :) Jan 17, '08
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    healingtouchRN
  28. New gradute practical nurse starting IV's
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    by btrfly76 Jan 10, '08
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    NoWaNrN
  29. Pacu
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    by ljbutler Jan 22, '08
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    ava'smomRN
  30. Spotting methamphetamine use post-op
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    by sharann Jan 22, '08
  31. Offered a position in PACU. Sell me!
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    by dmarie1075 Jan 8, '08
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    LHJ_RN
  32. Advice Please!
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    by at2726 Jan 8, '08
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    dianah
  33. Step Down Cardiac to PACU??
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    by ckc6977 Dec 10, '07
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    Siss
  34. In PACU now and loving it....what a journey!
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    by wayover20 Oct 14, '07
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    Siss
  35. How much previous experience is enough to make a competent PACU nurse?
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    by PEDSVA Dec 6, '07
    4
    PEDSVA
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