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Air Embolism Linked To Central Line Death

Bob Aller   December 29, 2019 Key Facts In Florida, a Palms West Hospital ICU nurse removed a central line while the patient was sitting up Within minutes, the patient suffered severe chest pains, couldn’t breathe, lost consciousness, placed on life support, without regaining consciousness died several days later… chart notes indicated possible air embolism Palms …

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Nurse Fired While Advocating For Patient Safety On CVICU

Nurse Julie Griffin Photo by Munoz Photography Bob Aller   August 4, 2019 Nurse Julie Griffin worked as an RN at the Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida (Miami metro area). Repeatedly, Ms. Griffin registered criticism with hospital administrators over the practice of no continuous monitoring as well as inadequate nurse staffing on her cardiovascular ICU. …

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