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Lab results and potential problems

Lab results and potential problems

Long-term care nurses are like traffic cops, managing data coming at them from multiple sources. Buried in the midst of vital signs, weights, meal percentages and overly detailed reports concerning bowel movements can also be found laboratory results.

Morning blood draws: No longer required?

Morning blood draws: No longer required?

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There is mounting evidence that blood does not need to be drawn prior to eating! Such medical conclusions may change the early morning paradigm and how patients are managed.

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