Posted: November 13th, 2017
Which of the following is an example of nursing malpractice?
A. The nurse administers penicillin to a patient with a documented history of allergy to the drug. The patient experiences an allergic reaction and has cerebral damage resulting from anoxia.
B. The nurse applies a hot water bottle or a heating pad to the abdomen of a patient with abdominal cramping.
C. The nurse assists a patient out of bed with the bed locked in position; the patient slips and fractures his right humerus.
D. The nurse administers the wrong medication to a patient and the patient vomits. This information is documented and reported to the physician and the nursing supervisor.
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