Nurse admits giving premature baby fatal intravenous (IV) saline dose


Intravenous news: The BBC report “A nurse has admitting giving a four-month-old baby, who later died, 10 times the prescribed dose of saline solution at a Nottingham hospital. Samuel McInstosh, who was born prematurely on 1 March 2009, was being cared for at the high-dependency unit of the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC). The Nursing and Midwifery Council must now decide whether nurse Louisa Swinburn is guilty of misconduct.”

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