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How to Conduct a Bed Area Safety Check

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Bed safety checks in ICU and high acuity clinical areas are a crucial responsibility, which, if performed incorrectly, may impact patient survival in an emergency situation. Bed safety checks mean ensuring equipment is working and ready, and the patient’s space is safe and tidy.

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Bed safety checks in ICU and high acuity clinical areas may seem like an easy and basic task. However, they are a crucial responsibility, which, if performed incorrectly, may impact patient survival in an emergency situation.

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Nicole Romei
05 May 2020
Great quick guide to thorough bedside checks
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Amanda Rocca
06 May 2020
Good reminder and tips for patient safety and tidiness at bedspace for all nursing staff
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Komalpreet Kaur
27 Nov 2020
Very informative
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Karla Smith
11 May 2020
Very easy to understand
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Minh Le
08 May 2020
Great for a refresher
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ANASEINI LATU
14 Jul 2021
I learned a new knowledge.
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Maria Quiaem
20 May 2020
helpful
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Catalina Calderon
27 May 2020
Short and succinct
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Enjila Bista
01 May 2022
Thank you very helpful
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Austin Purdie
20 May 2020
Useful refresher for a fundamental nursing skill, and should be included as a resource in the break room or for new nurses starting on the floor.
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