COMPREHENSIVE ANESTHESIA CARE, PC

PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES



LIPID RESCUE PROTOCOL

AMBULATORY CENTER GUIDELINES

AMBULATORY CENTER O.S.A. GUIDELINES

Documenting difficult airways

At SLH on CERNER, please take the following steps:
1) Add "Difficult Airway" to the "Allergies" of the patient. This will ensure it follows patient throughout hospitalization. It will also be added to their wrist band for this and future admissions.
2) Launch the "Difficult airway order set": This will instruct nursing to give a copy of the difficult airway letter to the patient (family) on discharge, and also add a copy of the letter to the chart.
3) Complete and print the DIFFICULT AIRWAY LETTER

At surgery Centers, please complete the DIFFICULT AIRWAY LETTER and give one copy to patient, one copy for chart.


Documenting prolonged NMB effects:

At SLH on CERNER, please take the following steps:
1) Add "Pseudocholinesterase deficiency" to the "Allergies" of the patient. This will ensure it follows patient throughout hospitalization. It will also be added to their wrist band for this, and future admissions.
2) Launch the "Psudocholinesterase deficiency" order set: This will instruct nursing to give a copy of the" "PROLONGED NMB letter" to the patient (family) on  discharge, and also add a copy of the letter to the chart.
3) Complete and print the PROLONGED NMB LETTER

At surgery Centers, please complete the PROLONGED NMB LETTERand give one copy to patient, one copy for chart.

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