A sad reminder about over-reliance on machines

Jennifer Hamlin
Saturday, May 2, 2015

Being a leader in my field means I am often contacted by colleagues for advice, or support. Last week I had one such call from a senior VN who was understandably upset because a patient had died under anaesthesia while in her care. The case was a tragic convergence of events, the wrong things happening at the wrong time, and resolving any one of those events could have changed this outcome from death to a survival.

A sad reminder about over-reliance on machines
A sad reminder about over-reliance on machines

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