IV errors result in misconduct hearing

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A nurse allegedly made a series of clinical mistakes, a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) misconduct hearing was told yesterday.

Anitha Kuttappan, 52, is said to have failed to administer an intravenous infusion, used a 2ml syringe instead of a 10ml syringe to administer intravenous drugs. Elizabeth Forbes, for the NMC, said that Kuttappan also “had forgotten to bring with her a bung to close the exposed implanted port. She left the port exposed for approximately 10 minutes.”

The hearing continues.

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A nurse allegedly made a series of clinical mistakes, a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) misconduct hearing was told yesterday.

Anitha Kuttappan, 52, is said to have failed to administer an intravenous infusion, used a 2ml syringe instead of a 10ml syringe to administer intravenous drugs. Elizabeth Forbes, for the NMC, said that Kuttappan also “had forgotten to bring with her a bung to close the exposed implanted port. She left the port exposed for approximately 10 minutes.”

The hearing continues.

Click here for the full news story.

More IV news at IVTEAM

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