Inspection report: Violation

Facility failed to ensure that a patient's care orders were followed.

Norwalk Hospital • Nov. 29, 2017

Violation details

Patient was being given palliative care and was to receive medication by IV. But the patent did not have an IV site to administer the drug so the medication was administered via a patch instead. A doctor or prescriber should have been informed of situation.

Report dateNov. 29, 2017
Violation number25 of 29
Affected patients1
Corrective action dateDec. 14, 2017
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Inspection dates08/03/17, 08/04/17, 08/08/17, 08/10/17,
Violations in this report29
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