SafetyFirst Great Catch: Dawn Russell
Dawn Russell, a medical imaging tech at Jewish Hospital Shelbyville, met a patient who was scheduled for a CT exam with contrast. Dawn asked the patient if she had ever received dye before; and if she did, if she experienced an adverse reaction. The patient shared with Dawn that she had an allergic reaction to contrast materials once before and developed hives. The patient’s allergy was not noted on the order/information from the ordering physician ...