blood pump stopping - page 2

Would like to hear from FMC nurses - What is your procedure for 2008K after medication administration. One of our machines blood pump stopped, after RN gave medication. The patient received... Read More

  1. by   DeLana_RN
    Quote from roseynurse345
    You are so right!!! That is why I getting out of outpatient dialysis!!!!!!!
    Try inpatient/acute dialysis, it's a whole different world. We have only licensed staff (most are RNs), a 1:1 ratio (or better at times, if the pt is very sick), rarely do we need to rush.

    Of course, there is no dialysis utopia: inpatient requires some night and/or weekend call; however, many outpt dialysis providers have started to do that so well, so it's no longer such a drawback.