Archives for January, 2015


I have had the opportunity to review quite a few cases that involved IV infiltration/extravasation and have been deposed in two of those cases.  But can one assume that all IV infiltrations suggest negligence on the part of the nursing staff caring for the patient? IV sites infiltrate every day through no fault of the […]

Teachers/Mentors/Preceptors – The Good, Bad, and Ugly

All of us have been in the position of being required to learn new things in life.  Hopefully life is a continual learning experience as we are never too old to grow.  But when in a new situation, what makes an environment rich with the fertilizer that will help you grow and what makes an […]