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  1. Meaningful Use- Clinical Quality Measures documentation
    Hello- has anyone gone through the process of certifying an in-house developed hospital EHR with CCHIT or another certification entity? If so, I'm trying to figure out how much documentation you...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  2. Blood Administration / Electronic Scanning & Charting
    Does anyone work in a facility that uses an electronic scanning / electronic administration system for transfusing blood or blood products? I'm looking for info on something like an electronic MAR,...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. LOINC mapping for lab results
    Has anyone found a good way to map lab results to LOINC codes? We are going to be undertaking this project for Meaningful Use. Some of the labs we send out to have been helpful in providing LOINCs,...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. Patient wristband scanning question
    thank you all for the feedback- i appreciate the input
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Patient wristband scanning question
    Thanks, rninformatics- yes, I'm looking into another way of addressing the flush rather than having it profiled as a med. Totally agree about the patient safety issue. We are currently trying to...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  6. Patient wristband scanning question
    Hi all- looking for feedback. Can you think of any scenarios in which it would be acceptable to NOT scan a patient's wristband in the contect of medication administration? For example, a flush is...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  7. ECG for patients with tremors
    Can someone please give me some advice? I had a patient today who had tremors, similar to Parkinson's. When the tech was trying to get the ECG there was a lot of artifact. I had been told by another...
    Dec 23, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  8. distinguishing heart blocks EKG
    This helped me remember... If your R is far from P, then you have a 1st degree. Longer, longer, longer, drop...then you have a Wenckebach. If your Ps don't go through, then you have a Mobitz 2....
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. Pregnancy Dietary Practices Japanese Patients
    I have practically zero- avoid cold things like water and "cooling" foods like cucumber and seek out "warming" foods- but I don't know what falls into these categories. I'm also interested in how...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Pregnancy Dietary Practices Japanese Patients
    Hi everyone- I was hoping an OB specialist with expertise with Japanese patients could help me. Are there any dietary / nutritional customs, traditions, requirements, avoidances, etc during...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Pressure ulcer and donut pillows
    thank you so much. that's exactly what my notes said! because i'm just starting out, i doubt myself too much.
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Pressure ulcer and donut pillows
    but is the donut bad?
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Pressure ulcer and donut pillows
    If anyone can help ASAP, I'd appreciate it. I'm a first year nursing student. We were told very definitively in class NOT to use a donut pillow when the patient has a pressure ulcer. Our instructors...
    Dec 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. PRN question
    Hello all- I'm a first year nursing student studying for a medication admin test. Can someone help answer this question for me? Does a PRN order HAVE TO specify the parameter necessary to administer?...
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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