Dr. Adolf and the case of allergy to penicillin. Chapter 2.
We left Dr. Adolf very worried about a clinical decision: he switched fosfomycin and gentamicin to a cephalosporin in a patient with a urinary infection and an allergy to penicillin. He was out of the hospital trying to reach the intern or the nurses in charge of the patient, but without any answer.
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Dr.Adolf and the case of allergy to penicillin. Chapter 1.
During the morning, Adolf,the doctor, was attending to a patient with an urinary infection in relation to Escherichia coli. The patient was allergic to penicillins and the culture showed sensitivity to Gentamicin, Fosfomycin and Cephalosporin. The treatment for the
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We want to expose the analysis of real clinical cases in a different way, enhancing the experience and contribution of every “actor” in a clinical encounter, following the principles of a “Case Analysis” under the concepts of Patient Safety and Diagnostic Improvement.
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Hydropneumothorax: the Case for Mrs. Dolly
The patient (Mrs. Dolly)
A 52-year-old woman had a diagnosis of a localized non-small cell lung cancer in her right lung. She had a right pneumonectomy four months before the actual visit. After a recovery period she started
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Telling the true story , scene by scene
How did we get to this?
To show the importance of the communication between physicians in a particular clinical case, together with the contribution of some systemic factors in a case of diagnostic error.
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The replacement of a biliary catheter and the Boeing 737 Max:: An example of a system failure?
A 60-years-old woman had a diagnosis of colon cancer with liver metastases. During her follow-up the bilirrubin level increased and a sonogram showed a common bile duct obstruction. At this point she
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