I'm tired of screwing up at work - page 3

Worked 7a to 7:30 p in our busy PACU today. Reported off on a vascular pt who had arrived hours earlier on a phenylepherine drip from the OR in company of both the service and anesthesia. Both said they thought he just needed to... Read More

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    Yup, that's exactly what I was saying. In your particular incident nothing bad happened and it all worked out OK. However, the computer situation you described is flat out dangerous because there is always human error potential when things have to be "transcribed" from one system to another. You should be able to access an integrated system where the bigger picture for the patient is available to you at all times. Anything less leaves dangerous gaps. Sooner or later this is going to contribute to a bad result for someone, it's just a matter of time.

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