Postanesthesia care unit
recovery times and neuromuscular blocking drugs: a prospective study of orthopedic surgical patients randomized to receive pancuronium or rocuronium.
In the postanesthesia care unit
, patients were given morphine as needed for pain and ondansetron as needed for nausea and vomiting.
Supplies, use of the postanesthesia care unit
, and endoscope charges accounted for 89% of the direct hospital costs.
In addition, at 10 randomly selected hospitals, we sampled 100 percent of employees from HHUs: operating room (OR) (including postanesthesia care unit
[PACU]), intensive care unit (ICU), emergency department (ED), and intravenous chemotherapy administration unit.
The emergency department, operating room, and postanesthesia care unit
were not included in the study because they did not have the system.
Viewable data is determined by specific "view rights': Nursing stations can see information pertaining only to their units, while the ED and postanesthesia care unit
have whole institution views, she says.
Analysis of strategies to decrease postanesthesia care unit
Evaluation of a new program: Pediatric parental visitation in the postanesthesia care unit
. Journal of Post Anesthesia Nursing, 8, 249-256.
Noninvasive respiratory monitoring device using adhesive sensors with an integrated acoustic transducer positioned on the patient's throat [Rainbow Acoustic Monitoring[TM] (RAM), Masimo Corp., Irvine, CA, USA] is a relatively new method of ventilation monitoring, and it provides an accurate estimation of RR in the postanesthesia care unit
[6,7], intensive care unit , and emergency room .