HEALTHIER AGING: Going downhill: Preventing cascade iatrogenesis
Sherry Robinson RN, CS, PhD
Tina Weitzel RN, BC, MA

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Nursing2014
April 2008 
Volume 38  Number 4
Pages 62 - 63
 
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Robinson, Sherry RN, CS, PhD; Weitzel, Tina RN, BC, MA

Issue: Volume 38(4), April 2008, p 62–63 Publication Type: […& more: HEALTHIER AGING: Caring for older adults] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Sherry Robinson is an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Ill., and Tina Weitzel is the quality specialist for Memorial Medical Center, also in Springfield.

MARIA ROSSI, 83, was admitted to the hospital from her home with cellulitis, hypertension, hypothyroidism, osteoporosis, and mild cognitive deficit. Because she had difficulty sleeping away from home, her health care provider ordered diphenhydramine (Benadryl). She became confused, got out of bed, fell, and fractured her hip. She underwent hip replacement surgery and had an indwelling urinary catheter inserted. After surgery, ...

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