Medications

Medication errors: Cut your risk with these tips

Medication errors refer to mistakes in prescribing, dispensing and giving medications. They injure hundreds of thousands of people every year in the United States. Yet most medication errors can be prevented. How can you ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Depression linked to suicidal ideation among physicians

Depression, but not physician burnout, is associated with suicidal ideation among physicians, while burnout is associated with increased self-reported medical errors, according to a study published online Dec. 9 in JAMA Network ...

Health

Lack of sleep tied to physician burnout, medical errors

Sleep-related impairment among physicians is associated with increased burnout, decreased professional fulfillment, and increased self-reported clinically significant medical error, according to a study published online Dec. ...

Pediatrics

New study reveals poisoning exposures in Australian schools

New research from the University of Sydney has found poisoning exposures in children and adolescents while at school are relatively common and appear to be increasing, highlighting the need for more robust prevention measures.

Radiology & Imaging

Body MRI reinterpretations plagued by discrepancies and errors

According to an article in ARRS' American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), secondary interpretations of body MRI at tertiary care centers identify a high rate of discrepancies—with primary errors being interpretive in origin—suggesting ...

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