If any of these pitfalls of patient introductions sound familiar, it might be time to give yourself an introduction intervention.
Create the best foundation for each nurse-patient relationship by following these tips for what to say and do during introductions to new patients.
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Med/surg nursing is often referred to as the backbone of the profession. The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses says that med/surg nursing is the "solid rock ... of every institution."