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2013-12-04 11:03:49

Implementation of a multifaceted program to improve patient handoffs (change in staff caring for a patient) among physicians-in-training residents at a children's hospital was associated with a reduction in medical errors and preventable adverse events, according to a study appearing in the December 4 issue of JAMA, a medical education theme issue. Handoff miscommunications are a leading cause of medical errors. "The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Accreditation...

2013-11-14 23:25:18

Customer Solution presentation topics include Hypotube Design and Catheter Urethane Marker Bands. South Jordan, UT (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MMSI), a leading manufacturer and marketer of proprietary disposable medical devices used in interventional and diagnostic procedures, particularly in cardiology, radiology and endoscopy, today announced that Merit engineers will offer solutions to engineering questions at the 2013 Compamed Trade Fair taking place...

2013-11-13 23:33:32

eVivite.com, leading online supplier of authentic VIVITÉ products, recently released information explaining how women and men with melasma can treatment the skin condition using VIVITÉ Vibrance Therapy. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The skin condition known as melasma affects millions of people worldwide. As noted in a recent publication by eVivite.com, 90% of those that suffer from melasma are women, likely due to hormones that trigger the ailment. While there are a variety of...

2013-10-30 23:25:19

Launched by physician-based consulting company Supplement Safety Solutions, Nutravigilance℠ promises to surpass regulatory requirements related to the safety of dietary supplements and natural products. Bedford, MA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Supplement Safety Solutions is proud to announce Nutravigilance℠, a new safety and adverse event surveillance, monitoring and reporting program. Nutravigilance℠, defined as “the science and activities relating to the detection, assessment,...

2013-10-28 23:02:51

New ISMP QuarterWatch Analysis Shows Pradaxa Adverse Event Reports Led Every Other Medication Monitored by the FDA in 2012 Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Reports of Pradaxa bleeding side effects continue to mount, according to the Pradaxa lawsuit lawyers at Wright & Schulte LLC. As per the Institute for Safe Medicine Practices’ most recent QuarterWatch publication, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) received 3,292 reports of Pradaxa side effects in 2012, more than...

2013-09-10 23:00:52

Leiter’s Compounding Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling three lots of its sterile products due to concerns of sterility assurance with Front Range Laboratories, Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy's independent testing laboratory. San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Leiter’s Compounding Pharmacy is voluntarily recalling three lots of its sterile products due to concerns of sterility assurance with Front Range Laboratories, Leiter's Compounding Pharmacy's independent...

2013-08-30 23:23:28

The firm is actively filing GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of those who believe they suffered from the drug's alleged serious adverse side effects, such as heart attacks and irregular heartbeat. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 A group of plaintiffs have filed a GranuFlo lawsuit in California state court, alleging that drug maker Fresenius sold dialysis drug GranuFlo while failing to inform the public of the serious potential risks of use of the drug, including heart attack and stroke, according...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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