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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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Understaffing In The ER Claimed, ER Nurse Fired

Lawsuit States ER Clinical Coordinator At HCA Hospital Was Fired For Claiming Understaffing In The ER The New Hampshire Union Leader reports that Nurse Julie Stephens filed a lawsuit against Portsmouth Regional Hospital (HCA Health Services of New Hampshire.) According to the lawsuit, Nurse Stephens made repeated complaints about understaffing in the ER that resulted …

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