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Treating intoxicated (ETOH) patients

  • 1.  Treating intoxicated (ETOH) patients

    Posted 08-06-2019 14:40
    Hi all!  Do any of your facilities have guidelines or policies regarding treating intoxicated patients.  In the scenario of patient presents for treatment and they are obviously intoxicated, do you reschedule or treat?  Thanks in advance!

    Katie Robinson, MSN, RN, OCN
    Oncology Clinical Nurse Educator
    University of Louisville Hospital
    Brown Cancer Center
    Louisville, KY