Who thinks this stuff up, anyway?? - page 2
Anyone have any idea who "they" are? You know, the ones who design rooms and who decide which units will have what type of patients?... Read More
Nov 27, '06Occupation: Medical Device co. Specialty: 10 year(s) of experience in Critical care, cardiothoracics, VADs ; Joined: Nov '05; Posts: 1,470; Likes: 48When my old hospital built a new 35-bed ICU, they did consult some of the senior nurses for the ward layout. Unfortunately, they then ignored the nursing input and built a "rabbit warren" of single rooms and cubicles which was impossible to work as a team in. You had to stick your head out the door and yell "yoohoo, anyone around?" when you needed help or a break!