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  1. Airways in PACU
    I was wondering if other PACUs remove the airways in PACU or does the anaesthetist do it before bringing the patient to the PACU? This is a hot topic in our PACU at the moment.
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  2. Dryness of mouth in PACU
    We use ice chips and graduate to sips of water. This seems to work well.
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  3. Quick OR question?
    I find guys do really well in the OR. We have lots of guys in our OR and they have never had a problem.
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Family Visitation in the PACU
    We do not allow visitors in the PACU except in extreme cases.When things go bad they go bad quickly. In this situation you dont want visitors to see this or to have to deal with them.ACORN standards...
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  5. PCA's in PACU
    We always start our PCAs in PACU. They are often used to give the patient bolus doses before going to the ward.
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  6. Opinions please re: Phase I
    We currently have 2 RNs in PACU all the time, but recently management has suggest that we could have 1 RN and 1 EN (enrolled nurse). What do you think about that and does anyone else use this...
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  7. For those who own/wear Sanita shoes
    I wear Sanita clogs. I have had red ones, red with butterflies and blue and white butterfly ones. On average they last me around 2 years. I love them,they are soooooo comfortable! I have had other...
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. Circulating role
    We also have anaesthetic nurses that assist the anaesthetist. The scout and scrub continue setting up, but the scout can give a hand if required.
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Best shoes for OR??
    Ihave been wearing Sanita clogs made by JMR Australia for years and find they have great support, are not heavy and my feet dont ache at the end of the day.:wink2:
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing


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