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Doctors could learn something about medical handoffs from the Navy
Los Angeles Times

Consider the following story, from a doctor during his training: During a night on call, a patient he was “cross covering” — caring for during the night shift — went into cardiac and respiratory arrest. Dutifully, the resident and his team began to resuscitate the patient.

They performed CPR for well over a minute. Then, suddenly, they stopped — and not because the patient was beyond saving. Another team member had reviewed the patient’s chart and learned he was not a “full code.”

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