Do all nurses make fatal mistakes? - page 4
I am a nursing student and today one of my fellow students was telling me how she expects to make a mistake in her career that will lead to a patient's death. She then said every person she knows in... Read More
Nov 5, '17Quote from justtryintonurseYes, it is. Ignore the ones who are being unnecessarily harsh. Please know your colleague is full of beans.A flame thrower? I literally just asked a question.....isn't that what this is for?
Yes, I would say that every nurse has or will make a med error at some point in his/her career. The vast majority of med errors do not cause patient harm, let alone kill a person.
Nov 5, '17I feel like you didn't read my original post of the post that I was responding to. I was simply asking if there was truth to a rumor I heard about nursing, and someone suggested that I was "gullible" and that I shouldn't go into nursing because of it. Am I crazy, or does that just not make any sense? I appreciate all positive responses. But that response in particular seems illogical and overly negative.
Nov 5, '17Quote from kloneI see a flame thrower, but its not the OP...ahem.You see a flame thrower, I see a naïve student who is asking an earnest (albeit somewhat alarming) question.
Nov 5, '17Thread closed for review.
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