EMS Crews Brought Patients to the Hospital With Misplaced Breathing Tubes. None of Them Survived. — ProPublica
In the world of emergency medicine, an unrecognized esophageal intubation is a “never event,” meaning that it shouldn’t happen under any circumstances. In Rhode Island, it’s occurred 12 times in the last three years. In each case, the patient died.
Places to never vacation. This is absolutely appalling.