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Search results for "Obstetrics"
Oakeshott I. The Sunday Times. June 18, 2006.
This article reports on incidents of wrong drug and wrong route administration of epidurals in the United Kingdom's National Health Service.
CDC Vital Signs. May 7, 2019.
Maternal morbidity and mortality is a worldwide patient safety problem. This analysis describes the prevalence of pregnancy-related death and areas of concern during pregnancy, at delivery, and up to a year postpartum. It reports that 60% of these deaths are preventable and provides suggestions for families, clinicians, and systems to reduce risks.
Young A, Kelly J, Schnaars C, Ungar L. USA Today.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. March 28, 2011.
This newspaper article discusses how combining best practices in teamwork, simulation, and communication can improve patient safety during obstetric emergencies.
Westfall SS, Mascia K. People. October 5, 2009;72:155.
This story discusses an instance of mistakenly implanted embryos and the impact of the error on the two families involved.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal. February 18, 2009:D1.
This newspaper article discusses increasing concerns over potential burn injuries in the hospital setting and reports on efforts to raise awareness of the dangers and promote preventative measures.