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Filipina nurse killed a pensioner by giving him wrong blood
 

Filipina nurse killed a pensioner by giving him wrong blood

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Lea Ledesma, 48, gave Ali Huseyin, 76, AB-type blood meant for Irfan Hussain, 37, who was blood group O, at London Heart Hospital in Marylebone.
 
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Big confusion here Who died?what was the blood type of Ali Huseyin ?Irfan Hussain should have died because he was O bld type and recd AB bld type are not two nurses supposed to counter check labels before transfusion? a rather superficial type o...
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Yes. I always think that no matter how many times we've done things good/ right, once we commit a mistake or do something bad, the whole world will know and will talk about it. What made me curious about the incident though is, who is the other ...
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Marinelle Castro Kathleen Peralta I completely agree. There was no reason for them to mention the nationality of the nurse. And ...
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The headline suggests intention behind the wrong blood transfusion, but I believe this is just sensationalising on the author's part, which really should be avoided. It was an act of negligence, but definitely not out of any personal grudges. Mov...
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It is really important to check the drugs, blood, etc. many times prior administering it. Even if your are experienced on the field. It is not an excuse to missed or skip one step from the procedure. It is our task to let our co-workers counter check...
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Like you, Marinelle Castro Theekshana Abayawickrama I'm not happy with how it was titled. And yes, I don't understand why...
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Theekshana Abayawickrama I felt the same way when I saw the headline on the mims community page. To make it worse, our nationality was included and I am not sure why it should bear any sign...
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"Filipina nurse killed a pensioner" Now that is a very cruel way to put it. No medical professional in their right mind 'KILL' patients. Mistakes happen, ones that sometimes can lead to the death of patients. But unless the harm was...
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Kathleen Peralta I agree that we have to know our limits, and as healthcare providers we should priority the safety of our patient over anything else. Based on the details that were given ...
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This post is not intended to shame the individual involved. I am sharing this to remind us that, no matter how experienced we are in our field of practice, we should still be extra careful at all times. We don't know what was going on in this nur...
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