Tag Archives: Medication

Medication Errors Common in ICU Transfers

A new report by Christiana Care Health System showed that medication errors occurred in 47 percent of ICU Transfers. The study which followed 985 patients at almost 60 different ICUs across the East Coast who were transferred from the ICU … Continue reading

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The Debate Over a Controversial “Clot-Busting” Stroke Medication

A stroke is essentially a “brain attack” that – like a heart attack – occurs when the blood flow to a portion of the brain is cut off. Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the United States, with … Continue reading

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How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur Because of Medication and Prescription Errors?

Patients injured by prescription drug errors may be able to file medical malpractice claims for their injuries. Read more detail on Recent Products Liability posts –

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The Disabling Effects of Pain Medication

          Often our clients are prescribed pain medication to help control the symptoms of their disabilities.  It is well recognized that the side effects of pain medication can be disabling. An employee should not be exercising judgment, operating machinery or … Continue reading

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Avoiding Medication Errors – Patient Safety

According to recent estimates, more than 1.5 million people in the United States are killed, injured or sickened each year by errors in prescribing, dispensing and taking medications. As a patient, there are steps you can take to avoid being … Continue reading

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