what are 5 tasks that must be performed before the patient is ready to be transferred onto the stretcher & transported to the PACU?
- 1.excess prep solution needs to be removed from patients skin.
- 2.dispersive electrode is removed and the condition of the patients skin is noted.
- 3.patient may be extubated.
- 4. monitoring devices are removed.
- 5.warm blanket may be provided if necessary.