7 myths of practice

AACN's current Critical Care Nurse has an article on 7 myths of practice that nurses continue, although there is evidence against them. The article is free online right now. They include:
  1. Trendelenburg Positioning for Hypotension
  2. Use of Rectal Tubes to Manage Fecal Incontinence
  3. Gastric Residual Volume and Aspiration Risk
  4. Restricted Visiting Policies: A Thing of the Past?
  5. Nursing Interventions to Prevent Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
  6. Use of Cell Phones in Critical Care Areas
  7. Accuracy of Assessment of Body Temperature