Case Study: Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism Results in Patient’s Untimely Death
• Review the case study at this website https://www.medpro.com/cs-dxerror-pulmonaryembolism (Links to an external site.)
Then Answer the following questions:
- What were the patient’s signs and symptoms you first noted?
- What factors do you think primarily contributed to the patient’s death?
- As a future Nurse Practitioner do you think this untimely death could be averted and how?
- As a future nurse practitioner what aspects of your nursing career do you believe would have been an asset in preventing this error?