TMLEP Clinical Updates
TMLEP’s Clinical Updates are provided in order to raise awareness of clinical risk issues and to reduce incidence recurrence and improve patient safety. Facts have been anonymised to maintain data confidentiality, however learning points remain applicable.
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A Clinical Risk Case Study- Failure to Adequately Monitor Fetal Heart Rate31 May 2018
It is imperative that decision making during labour is fully informed, and that all aspects of both maternal and fetal wellbeing are taken into consideration.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- Failure to Treat a Pressure Ulcer01 May 2018
Pressure ulcers are easily avoidable, however, unfortunately they still arise in a hospital setting, and when they do they can be life threatening.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- A Lethal Combination of Anticoagulation and Aspirin09 March 2018
This case demonstrates the potentially fatal risks that are associated with unnecessarily taking aspirin in conjunction with anticoagulation medication, especially when considered in the context of invasive surgery.
A Clinical Risk Case Study- Failure to Treat a Hand Injury Appropriately05 February 2018
The Patient attended Accident and Emergency in the early hours of the morning, two days after sustaining an injury to the left hand, suffering cuts to both the index and middle finger.