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Chaos In A General Surgery Residency Program

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by SuzanShinazy SuzanShinazy (New) New

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Chesta Shoemaker, a 44 y/o nurse, was admitted to the ED suffering from a serious infection.

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In April 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville), a resident from the general surgery residency program was instructed to place a central venous catheter.

... the resident missed the right interior jugular vein and mistakenly placed the central line in the patient’s right common carotid artery.

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