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. Division of Phase 1 & 2 PACU need answers
    by Yeehah Mar 22, '10
    5
    shellabelle
  2. working more that 16 hours straight
    by elke61 Jan 27, '10
    4
    nmred
  3. Curious... Why would an ICU pt go to PACU?
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    by Cschroy1 Jun 25, '09
    16
    WoosahRN
  4. PACU interview
    by marlaelizabeth Apr 18, '10
    2
    steelcityrn
  5. Anterior cervical spine recovery
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    by nurseJudy56 Jun 3, '09
    10
    scoochy
  6. When is a gurney unacceptable?
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    by linda2097 May 7, '09
    5
    Rose_Queen
  7. Does your PACU  recover general anesthesia c-sections?
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    by Judycpan Mar 27, '09
    6
    sm9796
  8. Is PACU area for new grads?
    by playbanjogood Jan 5, '10
    4
    shellabelle
  9. Where Do You Dispose of Narcotics?
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    by All4Seasons Feb 3, '09
    4
    tewdles
  10. Best path to becoming a day surgery nurse
    by sistasoul Mar 15, '10
    1
    Phase2Pro
  11. help me not suck :)
    by newish nurse Feb 27, '10
    2
    BigDog
  12. Questions About Your PACU
    by All4Seasons Mar 3, '10
    3
    MsBruiser
  13. Do you fax reports to the floor? Can you share your experience with this?
    by bmcdeb Feb 17, '10
    2
    bmcdeb
  14. LVNs in ASC phase I recovery?
    by Cornerstone Feb 5, '10
    2
    Cornerstone
  15. Peer Interview Question regarding prioritization in Pacu/Ortho
    by TechieRN Mar 2, '10
    2
    TechieRN
  16. Good orientation for a floor nurse new in PACU?
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    by wanna learn Jun 26, '09
    5
  17. Research - PACU
    by ktpiedra Feb 25, '10
  18. Any advice for a nurse new to PACU???
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    by simplysusan Jun 6, '09
    5
    simplysusan
  19. better way to become a PACU nurse
    by cb25 Jan 30, '10
    2
    stumillardkm
  20. Csection Recovery
    by kppokerchip Feb 3, '10
  21. Flamed during report.
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    by cowpoke_rn Feb 1, '07
    37
    LDRNMOMMY
  22. Family Visitation in the PACU
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    by smidgen21 Jun 9, '04
    44
    gofast!
  23. Former ICU nurse wanting to move to recovery
    by kabri2 Jan 17, '10
    1
    Laney123
  24. How about a liasion  nurse ?
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    by anr33 Nov 8, '08
    11
    AmazingGracie
  25. Interview help  needed
    by Phase2Pro Jan 11, '10
  26. Patient length of stay in PACU
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    by greenbean21 Jul 16, '09
    3
    wakeupcall
  27. Best book for PACU nurse?
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    by dg05 Jun 26, '08
    5
    AngelsRN
  28. Words of advice PACU tech
    by Nikkee303 Dec 12, '09
  29. follow-up phone calls after daystay discharge from PACU
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    by bmcdeb Sep 2, '09
    6
    rstrainRN
  30. Hospital Scrubs
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    by SallyFM Apr 11, '09
    8
    rstrainRN
  31. How to get a position in this area ?
    by tony55! Dec 9, '09
  32. Handoff of narcotics
    by campbahoo Nov 29, '09
    2
    campbahoo
  33. Your Policy for S/C Narcotic Discard?
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    by All4Seasons Oct 9, '09
    2
    PostOpPrincess
  34. ER to PACU?
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    by GOMERNATOR Oct 20, '09
    4
    azhiker96
  35. PACU charting, please help!!!
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    by roziepig Jul 21, '09
    3
    katkonk
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