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Nurse's mistake puts man in coma in Kyoto Japan - page 2

Nurse's mistake puts man in coma in Kyoto Japan 20 May 2004 A nurse at Kyoto Municipal Hospital in Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan, caused a male patient in his 50s to go into a coma when she... Read More

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    Quote from DOCS RN
    The doctor wrote a poor order. It should have read. "Reduce oxygen flow from 4L/min to 2L/min via trach tube."
    Bad nursing judgement, plain and simple...The doc holds NO responsibility...

    Should docs write "40 mg Lasix slow IV push" or "Lanoxin .125 mg IV over 1-2 minutes"

    NO.


    It's the nurse's responsibility to know this, PERIOD.

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