Inspection report: Violation

Records failed to reflect that patient was assessed after being given narcotics and/or after a change in condition

Norwalk Hospital • July 22, 2015

Violation details

Patient died after being given a painkiller, Dilaudid, and Ativan, for agitation, in order for the hospital to X-ray hand; a neurological assessment was not done for more than seven hours; vital signs were not checked and recorded in a timely fashion

Report dateJuly 22, 2015
Violation number11 of 17
Affected patients1
Corrective action dateAug. 24, 2015
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Inspection dates05/22/15/ and 05/26/15 through 05/29/15
Violations in this report17
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