Nursing Practice Manual
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Clinical protocols and procedures are in bold
Please Note: These policies, procedures and protocols
are provided for informational purposes only for the staff
of John Dempsey Hospital. The owner and authors assume
no liability whatsoever in connection with the use of the
information contained within.
The Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice should be used
for nursing procedures not found in the Nursing Practice or
Unit Practice Manual’s. Procedures in the Nursing Practice
Manual or Unit Practice Manuals supersede the Lippincott