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Journal Article > Commentary
Card AJ. J Healthc Risk Manag. 2014;34:6-12.
Cases & Commentaries
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Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, and Joshua A. Hirsch, MD; September 2013
Hospitalized for pneumonia and asthma, a man with chronic pain was found to be using pain medications not prescribed to him. During his hospitalization, the pain service was consulted and changed his medications to better control the pain. Five days after discharge, the patient died, presumably from an unintentional overdose of his old and new prescriptions.
Web Resource > Multi-use Website
Dallas, TX: American College of Emergency Physicians.
This Web site provides access to emergency medical services evaluations in four categories: access, quality and patient safety, public health and prevention, and medical liability environment. The site also offers an interactive map of the nation, with detailed information and a "grade" for each state.
Journal Article > Study
Minimising human error in malaria rapid diagnosis: clarity of written instructions and health worker performance.
Rennie W, Phetsouvanh R, Lupisan S, et al. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2006;101:9-18.
The authors describe the development of an instructional protocol to increase the reliability of rapid diagnostic testing of malaria.