Bergl PA, Nanchal RS, eds. Diagnostic Excellence in the ICU: Thinking Critically and Masterfully. Crit Care Clin. 2022;38(1):1-158.
A 32-year-old pregnant woman presented with prelabor rupture of membranes at 37 weeks’ gestation. During labor, the fetal heart rate dropped suddenly and the obstetric provider diagnosed umbilical cord prolapse and called for an emergency cesarean delivery. Uterine atony was noted after delivery of the placenta, which quickly responded to oxytocin bolus and uterine massage.
Manchester, UK: Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman; October 2021.
Medication administration errors are a common source of patient harm. Developed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC), MED.Safe is an automated software package designed to monitor high-risk intravenous (IV) medications in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and identify medication administration discrepancies.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; August 20, 2021.
Renault M. Stat. July 28, 2021.