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2012-12-11 12:07:47

Medication reconciliation is a safety practice in which health care professionals review patients’ medication regimens when patients transition between settings to reduce the likelihood of adverse drug effects.

2012-03-15 16:54:57

Researchers estimate nearly 800,000 preventable adverse drug events may occur in nursing homes each year.

2011-09-13 21:52:26

Strong leadership, communication and teamwork are essential to successful organizations, especially health care facilities.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.