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May 2018

Former Chief Nursing Officer Alleges Firing Retaliation for Reporting Safety Concerns

Barbara McQuillan, BSN, RN, claims she was fired by Sparrow Carson Hospital for reporting "substandard medical care and treatment."
Published: May 3, 2018

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April 2018

IV Drip Containing Formaldehyde Instead of Saline Kills Russian Woman, 28

Staff reportedly tell investigators they "did not read the name on the vial."
Published: April 11, 2018

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March 2018

Central Sterile Tech Shoots and Kills Nursing Supervisor at Alabama Hospital

Nancy Swift, RN, a 63-year-old nursing manager, was gunned down Wednesday night in her office just outside the the OR at University of Alabama at Birmingham Highlands Hospital.
Published: March 16, 2018

Study Finds Psychosis Drug Amisulpride Reduces Nausea and Vomiting

Small doses of amisulpride, a drug used to manage psychosis, may prevent PONV when given with standard anti-nausea treatment, say researchers.
Published: March 16, 2018

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