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    Post-operative patient monitoring failure leading to death

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    This case study involves analyzing the failure to adequately assess and monitor a post-operative patient resulting in the patient's death.

    1. Summarize the case and the verdict.
    2. Based on your review, do you agree with the court's decision?
    3. Defend/discuss your answer.
    4. What [if any] practice-related standard of care issues were breached.
    5. Identify a risk management action plan to prevent this type of issue(s) from reoccurring.

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    Failure to prevent pulmonary embolism post operatively resulting in death. Academic Journal Clinical Risk. May2011, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p112-113. 2p.

    Pain following day case oral surgery -- an investigation into post-operative analgesia. Academic Journal By: Yong, S. L.; Coulthard, P. Ambulatory Surgery. Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p50-55. 6p.

    Racial Differences in 30-Day Mortality for Pulmonary Embolism. Academic Journal By: Ibrahim, Said A.; Stone, Roslyn A.; Obrosky, D. Scott; Sartorius, Jennifer; Fine, Michael J.; Aujesky, Drahomir. American Journal of Public Health. Dec2006, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p2161-2164. 4p.

    http://www.nso.com/pdfs/db/Nurse_SLCS_X-8540-0112_final_web.pdf?fileName=Nurse_SLCS_X-8540-0112_final_web.pdf&folder=pdfs/db&isLiveStr=Y

    1. Summarize the case and the verdict.

    The case was predicated upon the inability for the nursing staff to follow important safety measures ...

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    This solution discusses a case regarding post-operative patient monitoring.

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