Last updated 26 weeks ago
Npo & fluid restriction. Those pts are the sneakiest. (I don’t blame them either!). they’ll ask maintenance, housekeeping, other nurses, & visitors. Especially visitors. Visitors have no clue about diet. “Can you do me a favor and fill my pitcher? they haven’t filled my water since this morning and I’m so thirsty! I can’t believe they never come around and refill it! This is terrible!” Ive even been duped. If a pt of mine is on fluid restriction, I write: “Fluid restriction. Do not fill cup.