Inspection report: Violation

Staff failed to ensure that proper respiratory equipment was used on patient.

Norwalk Hospital • July 22, 2013

Violation details

Patient was admitted with dyspnea, underwent endobronchial ultrasound, was intubated but developed a hemoptysis, which required reintubation. Patient was transferred to ICU, because of bleeding, and died. Staff used a pediatric suction tube on patient instead of a double lumen endotracheal tube.

Report dateJuly 22, 2013
Violation number3 of 11
Affected patients1
Corrective action dateAug. 29, 2013
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Inspection dates6/3/13, 6/4/13, 6/5/13, 6/10/13
Violations in this report11
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