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  1. Infant CPR while holding the baby on your arm...What?
    According to AHA the infant (1 year or less) should be placed on a firm, flat surface to perform compressions, but when they talk about activating the emergency response system the AHA states: "If...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anterior cervical spine recovery
    As the other posts stated they can be somewhat of a chalenge with pain control post op as many neck and back patients have been on po pain meds for quite a while. As far as bad outcomes we do not see...
    Jun 5, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  3. compuer documentation
    We are going live with Cerner computer documentation in a couple of weeks. We currently chart our assessments every 30 min. When we go live with the computer documentation some staff are saying that...
    May 22, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  4. Am I Being Unrealistic?
    Although not quite that bad I worked at a hospital that had the same mind set "it's the way we have always done it". It is amazing what you will get used to. It took a long time of hating my job and...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  5. PACU- educational requirements
    I work as 50% staff and 50% education coordinator in the PACU. When hiring people for PACU it used to be you had to have at least a year of floor nursing under your belt but in these days the the...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: PACU Nursing


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