Still Failing to Rescue – Kate Beaumont

What more can we do to keep patients safer? Mistakes are caused by bad systems, not bad people. Systems set people up to fail, or fall into ‘a trap’. We must recognize that humans are error prone and try [ … ] Read More

Failure to Rescue: The Nurse’s Impact – PK Garvey

Failure to rescue is a major cause of mortality in acute care settings. Several factors contribute to this problem, and nurses hold a significant key to addressing the issue. Using bell curves to analyze patient assessment data enables nurses [ … ] Read More

Respiratory Basics

Respiratory Basics is a chapter of the Managing Cardiovascular Emergencies Guidebook (published by SkillStat Press 2007). Read More