Post-operative patient monitoring failure leading to death
This case study involves analyzing the failure to adequately assess and monitor a post-operative patient resulting in the patient's death.
1. Summarize the case and the verdict.
2. Based on your review, do you agree with the court's decision?
3. Defend/discuss your answer.
4. What [if any] practice-related standard of care issues were breached.
5. Identify a risk management action plan to prevent this type of issue(s) from reoccurring.