Ep209: Why Does ED Report Suck So Bad? or Why Do Floor Nurses Ask So Many Damn Questions?

Ep209: Why Does ED Report Suck So Bad? or Why Do Floor Nurses Ask So Many Damn Questions?

So all my floor and ICU nurses . . .

Ever get a report from ED that sounded something like this:

“Older female, came in with acute ischemic stroke, started tPA at 20:30, NIH 18, L side weakness, vented, VSS”?

As an ICU or floor nurse we are left thinking . . . what the . . .