The Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Inquest Report



Preparing for the process

Nursing concerns

Role confusion

Anaesthetic concerns

Input into the decision-making process

ICU concerns

Surgical equipment/materials to be available in PICU for emergency and elective procedures in the PICU
Clarification of areas of responsibility in post-operative management and communication about patient status and proposed changes in therapy, both to the surgeon and from the surgeon

Surgery and Cardiology concerns



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Section 1 Chapter 1 - Introduction to the Issues
  Chapter 2 - Pediatric Cardiac Issues
  Chapter 3 - The Diagnosis of Pediatric Heart Defects and their Surgical Treatment
  Chapter 4 - The Health Sciences Centre
Section 2 Chapter 5 - Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in Winnipeg 1950-1993
  Chapter 6 - The Restart of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery in 1994
January 1, 1994 to May 17, 1994
  Chapter 7 - The Slowdown; May 17 to September 1994
  Chapter 8 - Events Leading to the Suspension of the Program
September 7, 1994 to December 23, 1994
  Chapter 9 - 1995 - The Aftermath of the Shutdown
January to March, 1995
Section 3 Chapter 10 - Findings and Recommendations
Appendix 1 - Glossary of terms used in this report
Appendix 2 - Parties to the Proceedings and counsel
Appendix 3 - List of witnesses and dates of testimony
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