Essay on Nursing incident

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ESSAY INCLUDING APERSONAL REFLECTION
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1Description of the Nursing incident.............................................................................................1Consequences of incident............................................................................................................2Nursing action plan to improve nurse practice that prevents the incident reoccurring...............2Brief reflection of the incident with use of points below-..........................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5
INTRODUCTIONIn health care facility, nursing incident can be defined asincidentrelates to workplacethat expose a worker or any other person to a serious risk to person health (Takeuchi and et.al.,2019). The present report is based on the case study of Sydney grand mother who died afternurse's error who was already at the death door. Hence, present incident took place as nurse MrsLopz crushed up three differ oral tablets and put them into her IV drip and she did this withouttaking anyone prior consent.Therefore, present assignment will lay emphasies on activities as to explain nursingincident consequences to person Mrs Anderson and their family, Nursing actions that define theimproved practice that prevents incident reoccuring. Lastly, reflection will be given about themistake that have been occured.MAIN BODYDescription of the Nursing incident.The present nursing incident was based on Sydney grandmother who died in hospitalafter nurse has crushed up three different oral tablets and mix it with IV drip that was alreadyinserted in right hand of Mrs Anderson.On January27, 2009, Mrs Anderson arrived at hospital with nausea, urinary tractinfection, vomiting and dehydration. She was having the extensive medical history as high bloodpressure and server heart disease. At that night Mrs Anderson prognosis has improved and therewas talk of being released (Borhannejad and et.al., 2019). On the evening of January 30thwhenMs Lopez began her shift and crushed up three oral tablets and injected into her cannula. Withina minute of this action taken by Mrs Lopez complained about the server pain in her arm andwrist. Finally, at 10.35 she died, after being suffered with major heart attack.In this case study, Mrs Anderson was in fault as she crushed up the medication withoutasking from registered nurse or anyone else about this matter. Therefore, forensic report has alsoshowed up foreign particles in her blood and pulmonary arteries that were likely have beenbinding agents from the tablets. Henceforth, these particles had obstructed the oxygenation ofMrs Anderson's blood that contributing to her heart attack. Thus, action of the nurse warrantedcriminal punishment as hotly in dispute.1
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