BEDSIDE - When No One Is on Call

We nurses all have stories — if we’re lucky, it’s just one — about the time we failed a patient. It’s usually a problem of being too busy: too many cases, too many procedures to keep track of until one critical step, just one, slips through our frenetic fingers and someone gets hurt.

Posted on August 17, 2013 and filed under Bedside, New York Times.