News tagged with medication errors

How doctors make diagnoses

Doctors use similar brain mechanisms to make diagnoses and to name objects, according to a study published in the Dec. 14 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE and led by Marcio Melo of the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil ...

Dec 14, 2011
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Doctors' use of e-prescriptions soars

Fifteen-month-old Mendel Grossbaum squirmed in his mother's arms as Dr. Darren Saks examined his ears and throat, then concluded the checkup with a prescription for vitamins - without ever touching paper.

Jul 10, 2011
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Cognition research aims to reduce medical errors

How doctors, nurses and other health care professionals can be better prepared to reduce medical mistakes and improve patient care is the focus of several studies published in a special issue of the American Psychological ...

Sep 12, 2011
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