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  • Vanderbilt Nurse's Medication Mistake Results in Death of Stable Patient

    Posted By Kinnard Clayton & Beveridge, Nov 30, 2018

    A recent fatal medical mistake at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now jeopardizing the Medicare reimbursement status of Nashville’s largest hospital. According to a recent article in the Tennessean , the incident took place in December 2017 when a nurse, who confused two different drugs because they started with the same letters, accidentally administered a lethal dose of the wrong ...
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  • Anesthesia Events: Malpractice or Complication?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge, Feb 12, 2016

    Doctors commonly employ the use of anesthesia when a patient goes through surgery or any major medical procedure. Anesthetic agents inhibit pain receptors and generally work in such a way as to numb the anesthetized. Anesthesiologists use three main forms of anesthesia. This includes: Local anesthesia – The drug blocks transmission of certain nerve impulses to a specific area of the body or spinal ...
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