Anesthesia

Adding Devices for ECTs

There is not automatic device association in the isolation room for ECT.  For all PACU pt’s the RN’s have to add a device and then remove it for each pt that gets assigned in any bay.  The same goes for the isolation rooms in which the ECTs are performed.  To add the device: Look at the neuron in the room and its designation.  (In the ECT room it is NMC 2CPACU-isol17). Choose Device and Add New in the Intra-op tab.  Choose GE solar 2Cpacu isol-17… Continue Reading

When all else fails. . .

After exhausting all options for entering in One Chart, if you must use a paper record (ie: MRI), please do the following when the case is finished: 1 .Make a photocopy of the Anesthesia record and put it in the envelope with your narcs for Pharmacy. 2. Let the RT’s know (or give to them) the pink copy of the Anesthesia record and the green sheet for the hospital billing. 3. Send the yellow copy of the Anesthesia record to Melinda in the Anesthesia office… Continue Reading

Documenting Incision Time

Officially, the OR nurses will document incision time but many providers would like to indicate skin incision on their anesthesia record as well. This event does not appear under our general events menu but is easy to find. Until it is added to the general events tab, you can find it as follows: 1. Click Events. 2. Click L&D. 3. Click Skin Incision. Special thanks to Dr. Miketic for pointing this tip out.