Individuals, who choose to pursue a career in the medical field, must always act with diligence and vigilance to ensure for the health and welfare of patients. Today, the implementation of electronic health records mandate means that doctors and nurses must input vital health and medical information in patients' records to ensure such information can be readily shared and accessed by numerous providers.
In 2008, a 28-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl. The delivery and birth were normal with the healthy baby being delivered vaginally. However, what was a joyous event soon turned into a nightmare as the young new mother suffered a severe and debilitating stroke just 17 hours after giving birth.