A 25-year-old woman died after being given blood of a wrong group in
. Malleswaram resident Rajeshwari breathed her last in KC General Hospital early on Thursday. Police booked cases against physician, nurse and two other employees of the government-run Victoria Hospital . Her blood group was O positive, but she was given B positive blood, causing grave complications. KC General Hospital
1. MCI 7.18 In the case of running of a nursing home by a physician and employing assistants to help him / her, the ultimate responsibility rests on the physician.
2. Giving a wrong blood is a never event .
3. As defined by the National Quality Forum and commonly agreed upon by health care providers, one of the 28 never events are: Patient death or serious disability associated with a hemolytic reaction due to the administration of ABO/HLA incompatible blood or blood products.