NickICU-RN's Nursing Blog

NickICU-RN, RN 1,050 Views

Joined: Jan 16, '18; Posts: 3 (67% Liked) ; Likes: 9
from NY , US
Specialty: 15 year(s) of experience

To Suction or Not To Suction, End of Life & Hospice Patients

I've been an ICU RN for 15yrs, so I have dealt with End of Life Care plenty. I was always taught to either oral suction or deep suction with a suction catheter if your patient sounds like he or she...