CRICO CRICO home

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

Advanced Search

  • Topic
  • Specialty
  • Content Type

RESET SEARCH CRITERIA
spacer podcast_cases

Also Related

< Back To Patient Safety
0 dislikes

< Hide

Comments For

Misread of Data Slowed Response, Hurt Patient

0 comments

< Shrink

Add Your Voice

All comments are posted anonymously. Your comment will be attributed to: "Anonymous user."

post comment

Delete

Are you sure you want to delete this comment?

Misread of Data Slowed Response, Hurt Patient

By Roxane Gardner, MD, Tom A. Augello, CRICO

Related to: Clinical Guidelines, Communication, Diagnosis, Documentation, Medication, Nursing, Obstetrics, Teamwork Training


Duration: 8:21

 

A young woman presented to Labor and Delivery at 39.6 weeks with ruptured membranes and irregular contractions; a vaginal delivery was complicated by shoulder dystocia after prolonged induction of labor, resulting in a baby with low Apgars, respiratory distress, neonatal seizures, and permanent cognitive and developmental deficits. A lack of close collaboration between the nurse midwife and the covering obstetrician was blamed for a slow response to worrisome fetal heart rate tracings.

 

 | https://www.rmf.harvard.edu/files/rss/cases.xml


April 17, 2013
0 dislikes

< Back To Patient Safety