Miranda Leatherman

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Shannon and Christina plastic bag surgery (safe for kids) recommended by moms parentalguidence need

Plastic and the Environment

Health hazards of cell phones and electromagnetic radiation

Surgical Products for Operating Room Fluid Management - old version

How Environmental Toxins Affect the Human Body

RPA Prevention and Response to Surgical Fire

Disaster Preparedness at Ohio State’s Emergency Department

Hospital PPE - Infection Control: Donning

A Few Doctors Account For Outsize Share Of Malpractice Claims

Just 1 percent of doctors are linked to nearly one-third of all paid malpractice claims, an analysis by researchers at Stanford finds. And the physicians who account for an outsize share of the claims have a set of distinctive characteristics.<p>The researchers said that the claim-prone physicians …

Senate votes to raise medical malpractice payment cap

Medical malpractices victims may be able to receive more money now that the Indiana Senate has passed a proposal to increase the compensation cap for …

Many Doctors Who Face Malpractice Suits Are Serial Offenders

But there's not much we can do about it.<p>A tiny fraction of doctors are responsible for a surprising number of malpractice claim settlements, according to new research published in The New England Journal of Medicine.<p><b>Just one percent of doctors were linked to 32 percent of malpractice settlements</b> …

U. of I. to pay $10 million of $30 million medical malpractice settlement

The University of Illinois plans to pay $10 million of a proposed $30 million medical malpractice settlement involving a catastrophic brain injury to a Chicago-area toddler due to surgical complications, the Tribune has confirmed.<p>The proposed settlement was reached last week just as a civil trial …

Health Care

The history of heart surgery failures: tragedies born of arrogance not malpractice

Kennedy report after Bristol scandal 15 years ago ensured heart surgery data was collected and shared but much needs to be done before public can rely on it<p>In July 2001, a report was published into one of the biggest scandals the NHS had known – the tragic and unnecessary deaths of babies who had …

Sterile Dressing Change Procedure [Updated February 2013]

Principles of Sterile Technique

cath lab aseptic technique

Surgery Aseptic Technique