CRICO CRICO home

CRICO MDs ONLY: Register to access your facesheet, and more.

Advanced Search

  • Topic
  • Specialty
  • Content Type

RESET SEARCH CRITERIA
spacer

CRICO Guidelines by Topics

spacer podcast_home_button

1-10 of (114) items Show items per page Page of 12
< Back To Patient Safety

Unit Ill-prepared for Labor and Delivery Complications
By Jennifer Vuu Sanchez

A maternal early warning system (MEWS) to facilitate timely recognition, evaluation, and treatment for obstetrical patients developing critical conditions can make the difference between life and death.

CONTINUE READING >

Post Catheterization Death after Anticoagulation not Restarted
By Jennifer Sanchez, CRICO

A 65-year-old woman suffered a stroke and died after her anticoagulation medication was not restarted following a cardiac catheterization procedure.

CONTINUE READING >

Is the Procedure Being Performed What the Patient Consented To?
By Jennifer Sanchez, CRICO

Are You Safe? case study: When the plan of care changes, consent should be revisited.

CONTINUE READING >

Gaps in Clinical Workup Lead to Young Patient’s Missed Colorectal Cancer
By Melissa DeMayo, CRICO

A narrow focus and an incomplete colonoscopy missed signs of cancer.

CONTINUE READING >

Deactivated Bed Alarm
By Jennifer Sanchez, CRICO

In this case, the patient’s fall and injury was determined to be preventable.

CONTINUE READING >

Breast Cancer Treatment Delayed 15 Months by Mishandled Radiology Report
By Melissa A. DeMayo, CRICO

Lack of a closed-loop system for tracking orders and results exposes critical diagnostic information to being lost.

CONTINUE READING >

Narrow Focus Fogs Opportunity for Timely PE Diagnosis
By Melissa A. DeMayo, CRICO

Did family medicine physicians, a nurse, a radiologist, and a cardiologist fail to diagnose pulmonary embolism?

CONTINUE READING >

The Challenges of Discharge Instructions
By Margaret Janes, CRICO

A diabetic patient being treated for a foot contusion suffers necrosis and requires a partial amputation.

CONTINUE READING >

A Discordant Provider-Patient Relationship
By Barbara Szeidler, CRICO

Even proper care can lead to lawsuits if the parties involved are not on the same page.

CONTINUE READING >

A Forgotten Stent
By Lisa Heard, CRICO

Patient suffers an infection when a biliary stent that should have been removed after three months is discovered still in place after 12 months.

CONTINUE READING >
1-10 of (114) items Page of 12