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Medication Errors

Dennis Quaid on Medical Mix-Ups

Medication Error / Injury | Andrea Cook & Associates

California Medication Error Attorneys<p><b>Almost everyone takes medication at one time or another.</b> Recent studies reveal that in any given week four out …

Medication Errors

<b>Medication errors:</b> An Institute of Medical report 1 gives detailed information about deaths and adverse events due to errors in medication. The …

Medication errors: what they are, how they happen, and how to avoid them | QJM: An International Journal of Medicine | Oxford Academic

An Organisation with a Memory<p>The Prevention of Intrathecal Medication Errors<p>Doctor sentenced for manslaughter of leukaemia patient<p>Clarification of …

Five-year-old took wrong medication for two months

Five-year-old took wrong medication for two months<p>By Kevin McCoy and Erik Brady, USA TODAY<p>When Tabitha Jones picked up her stepson's medicine at a Walgreens store near Nashville in 2004, she had no way to know the pharmacy was so busy that its manager had asked for more staffing months earlier to …

How Medical Tech Gave a Patient a Massive Overdose

Pablo Garcia went to the hospital feeling fine. Then the hospital made him very sick.<p>The nurses and doctors summoned to the hospital room of …

Kidney Dissection

kidney dissection

Kidney Dissection and Commentary

Is It Safe To Drink Your Urine?

Protein in urine

Everyone has protein in their blood. The main protein in your blood is called albumin. Proteins have many important jobs in your body, such as …

Sniffing Out Alzheimer’s with Urine Odor Test

An odor in urine may indicate if a person will develop Alzheimer’s before noticeable changes in the brain are detected.<p>Alzheimer’s Disease affects …

What Does Your Pee Say About You?

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<i>Read about Jackson, Warner, Tessa, Alyssa and Christopher and their courageous fights against FSGS and Nephrotic Syndrome!</i><p><b>Jackson’s Story</b><p>Our son, …

iPhone Urinalysis App Draws U.S. Government Scrutiny

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has sent a letter to BioSense Technologies over its iPhone uChek urinalysis system, asking why its medical app hasn't been cleared by the agency. The app is one of the first that turns the iPhone into a medical device, designed to read urinalysis test strips …

urinalysis | TED Blog

It may not be glamorous, but it’s true – each year, urinary tract infections lead to more than 9 million doctor visits in the United States alone. …

Right Patient, Wrong Sample

The Case<p>A 54-year-old man was admitted to the hospital for preoperative evaluation and elective knee surgery. On the morning of surgery, the patient …

A needle, a patient and a tube: The challenge of phlebotomy

October 02, 2013<p>Share this content:<p>Gary L. Milburn, Ph.D.<p>It is commonly accepted that over 70% of all medical decisions are based on laboratory …

Worlds Best Phlebotomy Training

Colors of the Rainbow...Phlebotomy order of draw (Part 1)

Sickle Cell Anemia: A Patient's Journey

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On February 23, 1993, plaintiff visited Ingalls Family Health Center (Ingalls) in Calumet City, Illinois, for an annual physical examination required …

Medical malpractice - Phlebotomy - Failure to use pro - Jury Verdicts

ARTICLE ID 158742<p>Medical malpractice - Phlebotomy - Failure to use proper needle and use of excessive force while drawing blood - Anterior …

Blood Cells and the Circulatory System

Phlebotomy: Phlebotomy Tips from the Pros

Tips From The Pros<p>Words of Wisdom from and to Phlebotomists<p>The secret to being a good phlebotomist is NOT to look for the vein, but to feel for it. …

Anemia Types, Treatment, Symptoms & Cause

Anemia definition and facts<p>Anemia is a medical condition in which the red blood cell count or hemoglobin is less than normal.<p>For men, anemia is …