Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolism Results in Patient’s Untimely Death

Review the case study and answer the following questions
1. What were the patient’s signs and symptoms you first noted?
2. What factors do you think primarily contributed to the patient’s death?
3. Do you think this untimely death could be averted and how?
4. What aspects of your nursing career do you believe would have been an asset in preventing this error?

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