Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2 by Donna Helen Crisp JD MSN RN PMHCNS-BC

By Donna Helen Crisp JD MSN RN PMHCNS-BC

A health practitioner unknowingly damages the intestines of a nurse watching for purely an in a single day remain after surgical procedure, starting a series of extra tragic and preventable mistakes. the implications bring about the nurse spending numerous weeks on an ICU ventilator in a drug-induced coma, having 4 extra surgical procedures, and requiring a pump to empty the raging an infection from her open stomach. As she awakens and attempts to return to phrases with what occurred to her, she realizes the health facility and medical professionals won't ever inform her the complete fact; she has to determine what went fallacious on her personal. as a way to heal, she determines to jot down and percentage her tale so others could learn the way infections, opposed occasions, and clinical blunders take place often in hospitals, occasionally leading to loss of life.

More than a story, Anatomy of scientific error: The sufferer in Room 2 shines mild at the disorder that underpins many health facility agencies, specifically educating hospitals, together with silencing of the sufferer, supplier vanity, fallacious coordination of care, negative communique, and shortage of possession for outcomes.

Forever replaced via the event, writer Donna Helen Crisp makes use of her struggles to coach nurses, medical professionals, and different healthcare pros the right way to hinder or steer clear of very likely risky occasions, realize indicators, and paintings collaboratively to supply obvious sufferer care. This e-book presents a moral and demanding notion approach framework for care prone and others via a compelling tale approximately medical institution tradition. Readers who are looking to know the way supply of care works in fast moving and complicated healthcare environments will come away engaged and informed.

About the writer:
Donna Helen Crisp, JD, MSN, RN, PMHCNS-BC, grew to become a nurse in 1992 after operating in social paintings, legislations, and song. After incomes her BSN and MSN levels, she grew to become a psychological healthiness medical Nurse professional in grownup psychiatry. She has labored with consumers of every age in numerous hospitals, long term care amenities, clinics, houses, and personal perform. no matter if within the function of employees nurse, manager, administrator, advisor, or instructor, her nursing perform of care specializes in the person’s suffering.

After educating in the neighborhood collage method for 5 years, Donna Helen grew to become an assistant professor on the UNC Chapel Hill institution of Nursing, the place she taught for 6 years within the undergraduate and graduate courses. Her nursing study has concerned with power affliction, discomfort, caliber of lifestyles, develop directives, moral decision-making, and forgiveness. She has taught on those subject matters at quite a few meetings. Her abiding ardour maintains to target the popularity and amelioration of pain, anywhere it exists. She presently lives in Asheville, North Carolina, the place she works as a nurse and writes approximately nursing.

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