The unexpected collides with 4 hour rule in the natural laboratory for error that is the emergency department… Act II and epilogue
Review these chest radiographs of an ICU patient with respiratory deterioration. What has been missed? What cognitive bias contributed to the error?
The unexpected collides with 4 hour rule in the natural laboratory for error that is the emergency department... Act 1: The Existential Installment and Act 2: The Clinical Section...WITH a cliffhanger.
You are handed over a patient by a colleague (that's a 'handoff' to you Yanks)... He says he would usually send a patient like this home, but as the d-dimer is pending he suggests the patient should wait for the result.