Case Study 2.0.docx - Ms Michelle Foxx HIMT 1302-W01 Case Study 2.0 Identify the appropriate healthcare legal terminology from the following scenario

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Ms. Michelle Foxx HIMT 1302-W01 Case Study 2.0 Identify the appropriate healthcare legal terminology from the following scenario Mrs. Jean Harper was admitted to Richmond Medical Center for hip replacement surgery. Pre-operatively she was administered a prophylactic medication to reduce post-operative gastrointestinal complications as part of the surgeon's, Dr. Gilchrist, standing orders. Unfortunately, Mrs. Harper had an allergy to the medication, which was listed in her medical record, but went unnoticed by staff. Once the error was recognized, Benadryl was given to counteract the original medication but that caused a steep drop in her blood pressure which led to a stroke. Mrs. Harper suffered dysphasia and hemiplegia which continue to this day. Mrs. Harper sued Dr. Gilchrist and the nursing staff for damages as a result of the injuries she sustained. Her attorney, Monique LeClair, recognized the need to move quickly to preserve the documentation related to the case.
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