Electronic medical records are here to stay. They are not perfect, but better than handwritten records. This method of recording information about a patient offers many advantages but also some significant disadvantages. Computerized anesthesia records are common. In fact, there is a strong trend to computerization of all medical records. This method of recording information […]
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Sandra Krug is a nurse anesthetist and legal nurse consultant who is familiar with CRNA care. She is based in Bradenton, Florida and she is actively working as a nurse anesthetist and building her practice as a legal nurse consultant. A certified registered nurse anesthetist or CRNA delivers anesthesia to patients in the United […]
If you are a legal nurse consultant helping attorneys with medical malpractice cases, you will see nursing errors that result in medication errors. Pat discusses medication errors in this podcast. Listen in as Pat Iyer chats about these points What happened when doctors and nurses violated the Nursing Home Care Act by failing to administer […]
James O’Donnell is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Rush Medical College in Chicago. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology and also a fellow in the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He has evaluated many cases involving prescription errors. Dr. O’Donnell estimates that he’s testified in more than […]
In my previous podcast, number 152, Nancy Michaels talked about her experience as a patient and the possibility there were medical errors in her care. We understand all the imperfections of handwritten medical records, and we know that electronic medical records have their own set of issues There are multiple ways in which users contribute […]