Enhancement updates provide short alerts to new, fixed or improved Connect Care functions...
- Spinal Precautions now ordered via Spinal Precautions Panel
- To order, with the patient's chart open, in the "Orders" activity, search for "spinal" and select "Spinal Precautions Panel". Relevant linked patient care orders can be selected within this panel.
- To clear spinal precautions, two steps are needed:
- Discontinue the order: In the "Orders" activity, under "Active Orders">>"Precautions & Restraints">>"Spinal Precautions", click "Discontinue".
- Document the clearance: In the "Notes" activity, create a new note and indicate the "Type" as "Spinal Clearance" (search for "spinal") to bring up the Spinal Clearance Documentation SmartText.
- Note: Recently cleared precautions can be seen in the "Summary">>"Overview" activity tab.