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Nursing Staff’s Professional Negligence Causes Death of Patient

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - March 1, 2018 Lloyd Thomas, seventy-one, underwent bypass surgery and was hospitalized for eighty-four days after...

Nancy Brent March 1, 2018

Effective Communication Among Team Members Essential in Avoiding Patient Injury or Death

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - December 1, 2017 Effective communication among nursing staff and other caregivers on the patient care team...

Nancy Brent December 1, 2017

Ethics and Law in Nursing: Friends or Foes?

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - June 19, 2017 You might find it difficult to reconcile how ethics and law impact nursing...

Nancy Brent June 19, 2017

Falsification of Patient Care Record Can Lead to Criminal Convictions

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - June 1, 2017 N.B., an LPN, worked at a nursing home and was assigned to care...

Nancy Brent June 1, 2017

“Willful Refusal” to Care for AIDS Patients

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - November 15, 2014 You may recall that the last Bulletin discussed whether or not a nurse...

Nancy Brent May 26, 2016

Nursing Care and Inmates

Avoiding Liability Bulletin - December 1, 2014 If you are a governmental employee of a federal or state correctional institution,...

Nancy Brent May 26, 2016

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