could have proved advantageous if the patient and family members were believed.What can health care professionals do to create a hospital culture that supports effective teamwork and patient-centered care?I believe that the thing a health care professional can do to create a hospital culture the supports effective teamwork and patient-centered care would be to include all these parties into a discussion that provides personal beliefs with evidence based practice to ensure a patient’s success while undergoing hospital care. In addition, health care professionals can be more informative on authority and supervisors when there are questions arising from the intending physician and nurse on the team.PartFour:DisclosingErrorandAccountability(3.36min)What errors happened in Lewis’s story?
6In the case of Lewis’s story, several errors were arising that were initially not disclosed. These included the administering of a lethal dose of medication after elective surgery, the lack of communication between the patient, family, and physician, and the lack of proper education of what to do in emergencies. Protocol systems were being followed inthis error, and IV fluids were inadequate, and neither the nurses nor attending physician was able to get the orders changed on time before his death. There was an alarming clinical decline that was ignored throughout the duration, and malfunctioning vital sign machines hindered the severity of Lewis’s conditioned.Which of the errors you described were “system” errors? Which were errors that individual’s committed? What distinguishes these categories in your view?
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- Physician, Health care provider, Lewis Blackman