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    I think it was just a miscommunication. Like the nurse thinking " it's as just as it gets" type thing and getting on with her job

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilypily View Post
    I think it was just a miscommunication. Like the nurse thinking " it's as just as it gets" type thing and getting on with her job
    But this thinking could be deadly. If you were allergic to paracetamol, and you asked a pharmacist/medical professional for something that contained 'just' codeine. Then they gave you panadeine, because typically you cannot get straight codeine, but failed to tell you that it had paracetamol.

    I agree with meridithgrey that it should be reported so that the staff can receive adequate training so these mistakes don't happen again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stretched View Post
    But this thinking could be deadly. If you were allergic to paracetamol, and you asked a pharmacist/medical professional for something that contained 'just' codeine. Then they gave you panadeine, because typically you cannot get straight codeine, but failed to tell you that it had paracetamol.

    I agree with meridithgrey that it should be reported so that the staff can receive adequate training so these mistakes don't happen again.
    Asking if you have any allergies is one of the first things they do when you get to hospital. I don't think it is a safety issue, more one of informed consent or lack there of

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    I haven't been 'b*tchy' at all. Just put forth a pretty obvious (and I thought fair) point. I didn't even realise when I first posted that it was in this section and I've only continued to reply bc people keep quoting me. Bringing my conduct into question saying I'm being veiled b*tchy then being PA in your own posts is a little unfair. I feel I have not been nasty at all, just put an opinion out there that clashes with yours. Just bc my opinions don't agree with your anti/selected vax world view doesn't make me b*tchy.

    Anyway, I'll unsub just in case I get quoted again. It's a shame decent discussion is being shut down and name calling has taken it's place.
    Yeah fair enough, I just get really sick of the constant snide comments towards non-vaxxers on this forum, and pointed it out.

    And Elijahs Mum, well if you are a total NON vaxxer, you are not going to be having long involved discussions with your GP about schedules, are you, as it's not going to come up. I know I definitely don't discuss vaxxes with my GP, if I want one done, I research THAT ONE myself, and then advise the medicos to administer it. A very different senario to the one the OP has described, ie a high stress situation.

    And some people choose to not vax for OTHER reasons than the combos of vaxes, so perhaps that particular knowledge isn't totally relevant to them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MilkingMaid View Post
    Yeah fair enough, I just get really sick of the constant snide comments towards non-vaxxers on this forum, and pointed it out.

    And Elijahs Mum, well if you are a total NON vaxxer, you are not going to be having long involved discussions with your GP about schedules, are you, as it's not going to come up. I know I definitely don't discuss vaxxes with my GP, if I want one done, I research THAT ONE myself, and then advise the medicos to administer it. A very different senario to the one the OP has described, ie a high stress situation.

    And some people choose to not vax for OTHER reasons than the combos of vaxes, so perhaps that particular knowledge isn't totally relevant to them.
    *crashing*

    Why don't you discuss vaxxes with your GP? I thought that would be the first person one would speak to when making a decision about whether or not to vax?

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    I think in reality there a many mistakes made in hospitals. I know of one patient who was allergic to Digesic which was noted on his chart and yet he was offered it twice while there for 3 days. When I had my last caesarian I lost track of the number of times I was asked what I had been given for my last pain relief. There's the chart - read it!

    I come from a medical family so have no axe to grind, but certainly they are only human and mistakes can be made.

    OP I would definitely contact the patient liason and let them know.

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    Lol love how these threads pan out

    Yes OP I would of been ****ed. Please take on the advise to follow up with the nurse unit manager or patient liaison officer. I'm sorry this happened

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    Why on earth would they give a tetanus shot for a sewing needle? :O

    Not only do they need a refresher on knowing what they're sticking in your kid - they also need another refresher on what/how/when/why tetanus can occur and be present and when a shot or booster may or may not be required. Jeeeeez.
    I'm gobsmacked on behalf of the OP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    *crashing*

    Why don't you discuss vaxxes with your GP? I thought that would be the first person one would speak to when making a decision about whether or not to vax?
    Because they're not trained on the ins and outs of every shot, every ingredient and when it may or may not be best to administer it, they follow the schedule, just like their patients..
    They're paid by the highest bidding vax maker to make sure its their brand in the needle and that you're rolling through their surgery to get that shot.

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    But OP, would the outcome have been any different if you DID know it was a combined vax? Surely you wouldn't have declined it, after your child stood on a rusty needle?
    I mean I can see how you are annoyed by them not clearly answering your question, but I wouldn't think that there would have been a different outcome.

    BTW, as PP's have pointed out, it's not quite as simple as "treating" a child for whooping cough and diptheria, they are serious diseases that can put your child's health/life at risk. They are much better being prevented, rather than treated once they occur. I hope you have educated yourself thoroughly about these diseases before deciding to decline the vaccinations.

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