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Search results for "Medication Safety"
Austin, TX: Texas Medical Institute for Technology and the Quaid Foundation; 2010.
This documentary reports on families affected by medical errors; it includes the story of a high-profile heparin overdose and how it transformed the family of actor Dennis Quaid into advocates for patient safety.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Drawing from surveys of nurses and patients, this article offers tips on how to improve safety during a hospital stay.
Fillo KT. Bureau of Health Care Safety and Quality, Department of Public Health. Boston, MA: Commonwealth of Massachusetts; July 2018.
This report compiles patient safety data documented by Massachusetts hospitals. The latest numbers represent a modest decrease in serious reportable events recorded in acute care hospitals, from 1012 the previous year to 922. This presentation also includes events from ambulatory surgery centers. Previous years reports are also available.
Herper M, Lindner M. Forbes. August 25, 2008.
This article discusses common medical complications and care failures, and provides an annotated picture gallery of several hospital complications and how they can be prevented.
Szabo L. USA Today. February 5, 2007.
This article suggests ways for patients to play a proactive and informed role in their own safe care. A video entitled "Things you should know before entering a hospital" accompanies the article.