August2010

Observation Nurses Brighten a Patient’s Day

Recently, on the Observation Unit, we were caring for an elderly gentleman with a history of dementia. He had been a patient on our windowless unit for several days. Though we turn the lights down and try to facilitate a restful environment in the evenings, this gentleman was having trouble distinguishing[…]

  1. Kathy Kelm: We nurses in the Obs Unit would really really love the patients' rooms to have flat screen TVs with a…

  2. Michelle Donovan: Awesome innovation. You nurses are to be congratulated - perhaps this should be a research project.......we have sundowners all over…

  3. Amy Titmus, MSN RNC: What a great example of initiative, of caring...well done. Throughout the course of our day, many of us do things,…