Potential complications from treatments

  • Wednesday, January 22, 2014 10:32 AM
    Reply # 1480704 on 1472703
    Bobbie Jo Putnam (Administrator)
    I'm glad you've found it interesting, Margaret. Please feel free to add any other useful sites or tips that you may come across.
  • Sunday, January 12, 2014 5:30 PM
    Reply # 1473374 on 1472703
    What a helpful site you have introduced us to. Thanks, BJ.
  • Saturday, January 11, 2014 8:48 AM
    Message # 1472703
    Bobbie Jo Putnam (Administrator)
    We've all been educated on safeguarding our patients, but sometimes it's good to have a refresher. Here's an article that explains how to recognize a pneumothorax and what to do if you spot one.
    I recently read a post on FaceBook that included a great way to document proper needle insertion over vital areas. I think using this terminology will help safeguard us if something unfortunate happens. "Documenting the methodology is a good idea: pinched muscle, oblique insertion, then released muscle (POR). Clip inserted at skin juncture (CSJ)."

    Does anyone else have favorite ways to document their safe practices or tips to remember for keeping our patients safe?

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