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|MEDICAL CITY PLANO||3901 W 15TH ST PLANO, TX 75075||Oct. 23, 2012|
|VIOLATION: PATIENT RIGHTS: CARE IN SAFE SETTING||Tag No: A0144|
|Based on documentation and an in-person interview with the Director of Critical Care on the evening of 10/23/12 at the facility; the Governing body failed to ensure that all services were safely provided as patient number #1 had a documented allergy to latex. A latex Foley was placed into patient #1 on 06/16/12 in the Emergency Department.
Findings were: Review of emergency nurse progress notes stated; 6/16/12, 2230 Allergies Latex. 22:36 Identification band and allergy band placed on patient. 2315, 16 French Foley catheter placed.
An in-person interview was conducted with the Director of Critical Care on the evening of 10/23/12 at the facility it was confirmed that a Foley containing latex was placed into patient # 1.