Involucremos a los pacientes a reducir errores médicos – CT Viewpoints

Let’s involve Connecticut patients in reducing medical errors

As I sit here, thinking of what to write, stories of the people who have reached out to the CT Center for Patient Safety over the years are streaming through my mind.  I am remembering the story of an infant whose high bilirubin level was not treated after birth and who suffered from kernicterus and now lives with severe complications of cerebral palsy; the story of the young mom who died sitting next to her 4-year-old after getting an allergy shot at the doctor’s office and going into anaphylactic shock. They didn’t have IV epinephrine to help her.

I am thinking of our board president who had to have both of his legs amputated above his knees after a surgeon sewed his aorta shut during routine abdominal surgery.  The stories go on and on.  They are not just statistics.

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