Posted on: August 7, 2020

The National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention classifies a medication error as a preventable event that creates adverse effects or inappropriate use. U.S. consumers report more than 1 million such errors to the Food and Drug Administration every year. Review the facts about medication errors and seek assistance if you or a family […]

Posted on: August 4, 2020

It’s never easy to move a loved one, such as an aging parent, into a nursing home. However, if they receive high-quality, professional care, you can sleep easy at night knowing that they’re in good hands. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse remain a concern throughout the country. Even though you did your homework with […]

Posted on: June 10, 2020

Many types of cancer are easier to treat when diagnosed early. Unfortunately, your doctor may fail to recognize cancer symptoms, giving the disease a chance to spread before you seek treatment. Learn more about failure to diagnose cancer and determine whether you or a loved one should seek a second opinion. Understand the reasons for a […]

Posted on: April 11, 2020

No matter how many steps you take to protect against an accident with a commercial truck, you never know what lies up the road ahead. If you’re injured in a truck accident, it’s likely to change your life in many ways. And depending on the severity of the accident, it could change your life forever. […]

Posted on: April 6, 2020

Steps to take after a health care fall In a health care setting, a patient fall constitutes a “never event.” According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a never event is a serious, preventable safety issue in a hospital or nursing home. Nevertheless, AHRQ reports that 50% of nursing home residents have a […]

Posted on: February 22, 2020

7 types of never events In 2001, Ken Kizer, M.D., introduced the term “never event.” The phrase describes medical errors that should never happen, which may include death or serious injury. The events are recognizable and severe for patients and show a problem with the safety and integrity of a health care institution. According to […]

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Did a trucking company cause a serious crash? When a commercial truck crashes into a smaller passenger vehicle, the discrepancy in size and weight can result in catastrophic injuries to the passengers in the smaller vehicle and absolute destruction of the vehicle itself. Many times, the victims of a commercial trucking crash will focus on what […]

Posted on: December 21, 2019

When you are not feeling well, you expect a medical professional to use established procedures and available equipment to diagnose and treat your condition. Still, medical misdiagnoses happen at an alarming rate. If you feel your doctor misdiagnosed a blood clot, you may experience significant health consequences. Even though health care professionals know how to […]

Posted on: November 11, 2019

Do you have an elderly loved one who spends most of the time bedbound or sitting in a wheelchair? If so, he or she may be at risk of developing bedsores. Formed when the weight of the body cuts off the blood supply to the skin, making it susceptible to forces of friction and shear, […]

Posted on: August 23, 2019

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