News tagged with medication errors

New 'Smart Rounds' improves safety of radiation therapy

The North Shore-LIJ Health System Department of Radiation Medicine has developed a novel process to optimize the safety and efficacy of radiation therapy and is presenting this data at the 55th Annual Meeting of in American ...

Sep 25, 2013
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Loved ones' mild memory problems require vigilence

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is experienced by many as a harbinger of future memory problems like Alzheimer's disease. Individuals suffering from MCI are often able to maintain independent lives, but there are special ...

Sep 10, 2013
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Medical neglect law needs shot in the arm

A review of criminal investigations into medical error, conducted by a University of Manchester team, has shown how difficult it is to convict doctors and nurses for wilfully failing their patients.

Apr 23, 2013
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