routine checks during care. Labs drawn to pinpoint type of infection. Notify physician immediately for prescriptions needed. Educate patient and caregivers No sepsis during hospital stay. If sepsis occurs, immediate detection and treatment within 24hrs Dehydration Medium – Affects the healing process. Can cause falls, and legal issues Ensure enough liquid supply to all patients Nurses At all times during patient stay Documentation of inputs and output to ensure fluids are given. Patient education No patient suffers from dehydration when at hospital Ruptured sutures High – Can lead exposure to infections, extended recovery periods. Rejected insurance coverage if surgeon at fault Physicians to ensure sutures are well done. Nurses to monitor Physicians and nurses Physicians to inspect during and immediately after surgery. Nurses to monitor per hospital policy. Proper documentation of healing process. Physicians have a second verifier or sutures. Proper dressing per protocol. Zero ruptured sutures during the entire healing process
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- Fall '16
- Physician, Betty Jones Memorial Hospital