A practical example: Do’s in case of an adverse event
The following video presents the response of a nurse to an adverse event.
Use this case to reflect about the measures taken and what can be done to prevent errors after unexpected interruptions which are very frequent in complex settings as healthcare units.
Bupivacaine (diminutive: bupi) is a local anesthetic indicated for local infiltration, peripheral nerve block, sympathetic nerve block, and epidural and caudal blocks. It should be administrated by qualified clinical staff. The inadvertent intravascular injection of bupivacaine can cause systemic toxicity (cardiac arrest, neurological complications…).