Should Medical Errors Be Punished or Forgiven?
Dr KK Aggarwal & Advocate Ira Gupta, 13 April 2019
RaDonda Vaught, a nurse working at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been charged with reckless homicide in the death of a patient, Charlene Murphey. She is facing criminal prosecution by the State of Tennessee. She typed in “VE” in the pharmacy computer and selected the wrong drug to administer—VECURONIUM instead of VERSED.She made a mistake in believing that the first drug on the screen was the drug that she had intended.The natural law principle is
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