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A measles case has been confirmed in Washington, DC

The Last Person You'd Expect to Die in Childbirth

The emerging and often drug-resistant fungus Candida auris continues to spread in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today.

(the above two articles are from Medscape, free and quick registration required)

Court case highlights nurses' duty to follow EMTALA

When Nurses Make Fatal Mistakes

Support for the Second Victim: Caring for Our Own, from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses

(Support the Second Victim: Health professionals suffer distress after poor patient outcomes, even if no error occurred.)

...and if anybody is interested in my comments about any of these, let me know, I'll share...:P ;)

Date: 2017-05-23 04:30 am (UTC)
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"The last person you'd expect to die in childbirth" was terrifying.

Date: 2017-05-23 11:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
I know, right? Something that shouldn't have happened, for so many reasons.

Date: 2017-05-23 05:45 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile]
What a tragic case.

Date: 2017-05-23 11:46 am (UTC)

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