December 1, 2010

Better compliance for preop BP meds

By: OR Manager
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When leaders at New Jersey Surgery Center (NJSC) saw an increase in postoperative hypertension and lengths of stay for some patients, they decided to look deeper. They learned that discharges were being delayed because more patients were receiving vasoactive drugs and needed prolonged surveillance, says Patricia O'Donnell, RN-BC, CPAN, CAPA, CCRN, clinical coordinator. With a high volume, the center needs to discharge patients in an appropriately timely fashion. Located in…

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