Visitors putting your patient at risk? - page 2
Have any of you had patients visitors sneak them things that are harmful to their health when they know specifically the patient is not supposed to have it? For instance- sneaking an influzema(sp)... Read More
Jun 19, '02Occupation: Ed nurse! Joined: Jan '02; Posts: 56; Likes: 3Do you think after the fourth or fifth code the pt or the family would have figured out that bringing grandma popeye's fried chicken is ******* bad!
Jun 20, '02Joined: Mar '02; Posts: 33; Likes: 10How about a big shaggy dog in to see a patient with an open sternal wound inftected with mrsa?
Question 1- Who just brings a dog into the hospital without checking first??? I fully believe in animal therapy where appropriate- and this was definately NOT an appropriate case!
Question 2- How did this dog get past security??? Actually, I already know the answer so nevermind.
Jun 20, '02From: US ; Joined: Oct '01; Posts: 6,238; Likes: 1,829Lovely...I just read a posting from ProMED in the last couple of months documenting the spread of MRSA by pets.