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. Criteria for d/c using Aldrete
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    by yankeecamper Apr 17, '07
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    yankeecamper
  2. Amiodarone IV: needs an inline filter??
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    by tazski12 Apr 7, '07
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    CritterLover
  3. nursing student traumatized by the PACU
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    by labcat01 Apr 1, '07
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    BigDog
  4. Frank bleeding?
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    by Becca_RN Jan 19, '07
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    emtb2rn
  5. Brand New and in the PACU!
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    by NewArmyRN Jan 21, '07
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    healingtouchRN
  6. PACU Staffing
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    by mustanggirl Mar 30, '07
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    healingtouchRN
  7. What should I expect at peer interview for PACU?
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    by Goodby5 Mar 6, '07
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    Laurel RN
  8. Post op mastectomy
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    by fnlyRNstudent05 Jan 20, '07
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    fnlyRNstudent05
  9. Anyone using Vistaril?
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    by maggie77 Dec 30, '06
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    meandragonbrett
  10. Dealing with family members who are also employees.
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    by cowpoke_rn Feb 13, '07
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    Laurel RN
  11. Looking for PACU reference book
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    by aussiePACUnurse Mar 22, '06
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    sharann
  12. New to PACU -- and in panic!!!
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    by tazski12 Mar 3, '07
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    tazski12
  13. Looking for a great PACU in Santa Clara/San Jose area
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    by nungum Feb 27, '07
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    nungum
  14. Hello everyone--new here
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    by LvPACU Feb 28, '07
  15. rnsurfer
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    by ok8733 Feb 25, '07
  16. Job advice
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    by pumpkin Jan 9, '07
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    rn1978
  17. question..please please help!
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    by futurenurse85 Feb 16, '07
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    rn1978
  18. CCOF is driving me crazy/vent!
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    by cowpoke_rn Jan 16, '07
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    canoehead
  19. Which way do I go PACU or MED/SURG?
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    by rn2bn07 Jan 14, '07
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    maggie77
  20. Transport to PACU
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    by elcue Aug 30, '06
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    Hopecascade
  21. Non operative patients in PACU?
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    by deehaverrn Jan 14, '07
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    Marie_LPN, RN
  22. Physical Reguirements/Standards ?
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    by deehaverrn Jan 10, '07
  23. Transfer to PACU?
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    by Toby's mum Jan 10, '07
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    sunnyjohn
  24. From ICU to PACU
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    by VAC Jan 1, '07
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    RNPamP
  25. Are betablockers the new way to go?
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    by cowpoke_rn Dec 30, '06
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    cowpoke_rn
  26. PACU Research Project Ideas
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    by jsully13 Dec 29, '06
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    cowpoke_rn
  27. PACU advice?
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    by anne74 Sep 12, '06
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    cowpoke_rn
  28. PACU--a day in the life
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    by Happy-ER-RN Nov 23, '05
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    cowpoke_rn
  29. Is ICU experience a requirment for PACU?
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    by NessaNurse Nov 16, '06
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    cowpoke_rn
  30. Question...
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    by PACU queen Dec 23, '06
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    RN34TX
  31. Staying Overnight In Pacu With Icu Pt
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    by jabdab Jan 31, '06
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    Mayotski
  32. PACU Inservice Ideas?
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    by KristinWW Jan 19, '05
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    Mayotski
  33. Pacu
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    by MLV Nov 11, '06
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    sirI
  34. Can a Pregnant RN be in Recovery Room / PACU?
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    by PollyPutTheKettleOn Nov 22, '06
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    Charity
  35. New Grad-RN just hired into PACU
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    by RN*06 Aug 2, '06
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    RN*06
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