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2013-07-09 16:07:09

If all medical errors were counted together as a single cause, they would likely rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States.

2013-06-27 23:45:02

Pacific Hospital Long Beach, an accredited teaching hospital, is speaking out on the importance of proper communication during a hospital stay. Long Beach, CA

2013-06-20 23:04:26

Too many people think that surgical complications are unavoidable, but the sad truth is that numerous medical mishaps occur due to avoidable error.

2013-05-20 23:03:21

The personal injury attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates have posted a new infographic providing information on who may be liable for medical malpractice and what procedures may give rise

2013-05-13 23:26:48

LifeWings Partners LLC, a respected innovator in aviation-based healthcare performance improvement, today announced that its flagship medical safety program will be provided to trainers from Wake

Operating Room Noise Could Hamper Surgical Team Communications
2013-05-11 08:50:09

Having noisy surgical equipment, background music or even chatty co-workers in the operating room could impair a surgical team’s ability to communicate.

2013-04-23 22:20:25

Medical interns spend just 12 percent of their time examining and talking with patients, and more than 40 percent of their time behind a computer.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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