Would you classify this as a med error? I think it is. - page 3
Went for kidney scan yesterday. They put a IV in me and handed me contrast to drink. I drank it dutifully. When I walked into the cat scan room the tech was like "OH OH". I was supposed to have... Read More
Aug 8, '02Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 27Oramar,
Unfortunately, you'll probably get your very own incident report for that visit in the mail. It's called a bill!
Aug 8, '02Occupation: ER RN Specialty: ER,ICU,L&D,OR,ETC ; Joined: May '01; Posts: 5,588; Likes: 566Howdy yall
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Aug 15, '02Occupation: returned nurse Joined: Nov '98; Posts: 7,097; Likes: 5,234Went back for repeat test, everything went well. Before they do it a nurse does assesment. She recoginized me and asked why I was back so soon. Told her a mistake was made last week. She was so disturbed. Knew darn well it was a drug error. She was so nurse like, I felt like hugging her. We are special bunch.
Aug 15, '02Occupation: RN-Retired Specialty: 27 year(s) of experience in NICU ; From: US ; Joined: Jul '02; Posts: 1,400; Likes: 163It was a med error, but as the test was cancelled, should you even get a bill for that visit? They could charge you for the IV supplies, but that is about all!