5/31/07 At 9:00 patient was "awake and
alert." At 10:05 Nurse Pamela Moore "pulled" the Introducer Sheath
and called "a report to the floor for transport."
5/31/07 At 8:10 patient was, "off floor for renal"
procedure. By 11:10 patient was reported as, "Forgetful,
disoriented to date and time, generalized weakness, (illegible), diminished
breath sounds..." Abnormal findings were checked off for
Neurologic, Cardio and Respiratory from 12:00 forward.
Why wasn't a Code issued that morning in
compliance with JCAHO standards?