She became very agitated, and security was called for assistance. She informed the security officer that she and the father of the child were divorced and that she retained full custody. The security officer engaged the hospital alert system for abducted children, as well as contacted the police authorities. Approximately thirty minutes later, the police found the daughter to be with her father waiting for the mother to pick her up. Root Cause Analysis – To actuate the root cause of the sentinel event, as well as investigation of information obtained from the Nightingale Hospital reports.
Picoult continues on this theme of “saving” by using Suzanne as Sara’s crutch, as she makes her coffee each morning and informs her of any missed phone calls. While in the hospital, Sara receives a call from Jesse’s principal informing her of Jesse’s suspension. On the car ride home she notices a bruise on his arm from a needle and assumes he has been using drugs. Jesse angrily explains how he has been donating blood that gave Kate platelets behind the family’s back, in order to “save” his sister. After two weeks in the hospital, Kate developed an infection that placed her in a coma on a respirator, which is “saving” her for the time being.
From 1973 to 1978 she researched women and neurosis from that she was inspired and published her novel, Women at Point Zero, which was based on a female, who was on death row, that was in jail for murdering her husband. Later in 1980, she became more and more involved in women reforms. Her involvement with these reforms closed all doors for her in finding a job. Soon after she was imprisoned for her “crimes against the state”. She believed to be arrested because she started criticizing the policy’s that were being made.
After the assault was finished Ms. Harris went to the nurse’s station in order to try and use the phone. When she wasn’t allowed to she went into another patient’s room and told her what had happened. This patient described Ms. Harris as being emotional and very upset. The nursing assistant tried to get the patient to calm Ms. Harris down, while trying to say he didn’t do anything. He later left the unit and was terminated the same day because he left without any notice (Richards, 2002).
She has her GED and lives with her two children and boyfriend. She was referred to the outpatient clinic by her in-patient psychiatrist for continued psychiatric evaluation and treatment. K states that: “ no matter what medications they put me on I end up in the hospital twice a year. My highs are my lows. I fly so fast that I end up paranoid and out of it.” As per K; she was sexually abused by an uncle at age 15.
Eventually, the doctor arrived and briefly and asked the patient few question before calling in the nurse to give her a prescription for some antibiotics. As a result, the patient felt the doctor had not spent much time with her. The patient had no opportunity to voice her concerns. She had not been given a chance to ask the doctor for a sick note for her employer verify that she was sick. The patient
When I think back to the day my daughter was born, so many different emotions ran through me. One of which was anxiety, that this new person was about to come into my life and I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. I had awakened to my wife telling me we had to go to the hospital, that she had talked to the doctor and he was afraid that she was leaking her abiotic fluid, and that the our baby daughter might be in distress. I had gotten dressed, grabbed her bags, and started out for the hospital. After we had arrived the nurses escorted us up the delivery floor and had strapped my wife into a fetal monitor to check our baby’s status.
“Born in a Bathtub” Published in Child and Family Digest, May 1954 In the May 1954 issue of, Child and Family Digest, a woman wrote about her desire and experience in delivering her baby at home. Medical staff urged her to go to the hospital because her doctor was not willing to assist with a home delivery. However, the decision was taken out of her hands when she woke in the middle of the night in what turned out to be advanced labor. She felt a need to use the restroom. When she did so, her water broke.
After the birth of her fifth child and the death of her father, she went into a severe depression and was forcefully admitted to Devereux-Texas Treatment Network. There, Dr. Mohammed Saeed prescribed a series of psychotropic drug treatments. He also abruptly tapered off the antipsychotic Haldol, a medication that helped Andrea recover in 1999. On June 20, 2001, during the hour between her husband leaving for work and her mother-in-law arriving, Andrea Yates drowned all five of her children in the bathtub. Debra M. Osterman, a psychiatrist with the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County, Tex., said
After a few hours of being in pain and exhausted I called my mom again, she told me that I wasn’t ready to go to the hospital so stay home and she will be on her way in a little; I replied “I need to go now”, I don’t really care if they don’t admit me, I need drugs now!” I waited a few more minutes and called my best friend Bianca to come and bring me to the hospital. When I was walking out the door my mom called and said she was down the street and to wait. After 10 minutes of impatiently waiting I proceed to walk out the door. My mom pulls up in the driveway and says that she thinks I should wait a little longer, “I can’t wait I need to go now” I replied. On the way to the hospital we gotten lost and went around in circles of like 15 minutes.