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 fluid replacement
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    by NurseJR08 Dec 17, '08
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    metroishka
  2. Anesthesia case study
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    by cooliegirl Feb 16, '09
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    nickola
  3. Any PACU orientation suggestions/resources?
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    by jax0622 Apr 13, '09
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    nellie_nurse812
  4. Newbie - ICU vs PACU
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    by ThanksForAllTheFish! Jan 24, '09
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  5. Where after PACU?
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    by hs2005 Sep 4, '08
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    ineedcoffee
  6. getting pts for OR
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    by bonnie44 Apr 1, '09
  7. Pointers from seasoned PACU nurses, please!
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    by frogger828 Dec 15, '07
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    HelenofOz
  8. New PACU Nurse
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    by mrrn12 Mar 4, '09
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    tracel1
  9. New Grad in the PACU?
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    by jsnj2009 Feb 23, '09
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    NurseJR08
  10. Transporting patients post MAC anesthesic
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    by nsrwi012 Mar 11, '09
  11. Weclome to the New PACU Nursing Forum
    by brian Dec 4, '06
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    clouden
  12. Cardiac sheaths in the PACU
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    by debthern Feb 5, '09
  13. PICU clinicals
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    by araujojr Feb 5, '09
  14. pacu preceptor
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    by sbkd09 Jan 16, '09
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    TLSNOOKIE
  15. "Trying out"  PACU
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    by ittybittybabynurse Jan 23, '09
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  16. How Stressful is PACU?
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    by ittybittybabynurse Jan 21, '09
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  17. Need help from experience PACU nurses!
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    by FlGaNurse Nov 3, '08
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    azhiker96
  18. a rapid response team that responds to the pacu?
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    by cully24 Jul 10, '08
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    scoobyydooooooo
  19. What path does one take to work in PACU?
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    by AZO49008 Dec 11, '08
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    CaliRN29
  20. cerification in pacu
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    by trio825 Dec 1, '08
    3
    beachgirl26r
  21. patient handovers
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    by cully24 Nov 26, '08
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    thezenmonk
  22. on call pay for pacu
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    by pbajil Nov 28, '08
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    pbajil
  23. pacu certificcatio tips
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    by trio825 Dec 1, '08
  24. Anyone Have 10 hour shifts in their PACU?
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    by All4Seasons Sep 12, '08
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    PaKuRN
  25. Weekend Nurse?
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    by All4Seasons Nov 16, '08
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  26. Extubating Dementia or Confused Pt.
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    by mimi55 Oct 8, '08
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    All4Seasons
  27. Routine Orders for Pain Management in PACU
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    by eslois Oct 23, '08
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    pacunurse12
  28. Looking to pick PACU nurses brain
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    by Mom2bandv Nov 2, '08
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    anr33
  29. Milking those chest tube: I need your opinion
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    by tazski12 Apr 16, '07
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    HollymedicRN
  30. I need a nursing Dx for C-section in PACU...
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    by cindib Nov 19, '06
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    moongirl
  31. Tips on landing job in the PACU?
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    by nursedani08 Oct 28, '08
  32. epidural /pca policy
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    by db pacu policy queen Oct 16, '08
  33. PACU slogan
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    by Charity Apr 19, '07
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    Babs0512
  34. Do I have a shot @ landing a job in day surgery PACU? (w/no PACU exp)
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    by INtoFL_RN Dec 1, '05
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    Babs0512
  35. from ER to PACU
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    by HAPPYNPROUD Jun 23, '08
    5
    RMS1
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