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2005-05-24 07:45:00

Study finds continuing high rates of mistakes in hospitals HealthDay News -- Hospitalized patients expect their care to be safe, but two new reports suggest hospital computer systems designed to weed out dangerous medical errors aren't living up to expectations. These in-hospital computerized medication entry systems -- software that helps doctors, nurses and pharmacists track drug prescription and use -- were supposed to help improve safety. But a new study shows medication errors continuing...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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