Patient safety and effective quality of care is very important to provide when a nurse. This case was very sad to listen too as a nurse and mother. We should be able to help prevent hospital……
Thank you for your post. Shared decision making, like you said, should be an engagement between both parties of the guardian and their child. The parents must be consented in all treatments or procedure along with the all the information regarding the disease process and possible treatments. As the nurse, we oath to maintain patient’s safety and always provide high quality of care. We do not want these things to happen, but these unfortunate things happen, and it is our job to raise awareness and make sure it does not happen again and take accountability.