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2012-04-01 23:02:39

Nabin Sapkota, MD, author of "Symptoms and Diagnosis" book project, establishes a working relationship with the leaders of patient empowerment movement and writes his first guest article about how empowered patients can understand and participate in their own health care. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 Nabin Sapkota, MD, author of "Symptoms and Diagnosis" book project, establishes a working relationship with the leaders of patient empowerment movement and writes his first guest article...

Study Finds Developing Countries Suffer From Poor Hospital Care
2012-03-15 06:56:12

A new study finds that patient safety is lacking in the world´s developing countries. According to a recent BBC News report, the study, published in the British Medical Journal, looked at the hospital records of over 15,000 patients in 26 hospitals in 8 countries, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, Sudan and Yemen. The study found that 8.2 percent of patients suffered an adverse event, one where an unintended injury resulted in permanent disability or death that...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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