Tag Archives: Medication

Burnout Leads to Doctors Prescribing the Wrong Medication in Maryland and Throughout the Nation

When a doctor, nurse or any other medical professional is negligent, the results can be devastating. If you have been injured or someone you know has died due to medical malpractice, you need the help of a seasoned Baltimore medical … Continue reading

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Rockford Nursing Home Cited for Medication Errors & Patient Fall

Rockford, Illinois – The quarterly report released by the IDPH (Illinois Department of Public Health) in the fall of 2017 revealed that Forest City Rehab & Nursing Center was cited for multiple violations. The nursing facility is located at 321 … Continue reading

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FDA Approval of the First Plant-Derived Cannabinoid Prescription Medication

In a landmark approval on June 25th, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Epidiolex® (oral cannabidiol solution) for the treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gestaut Syndrome or Dravet Syndrome, in children two years of age and older.  Epidiolex is … Continue reading

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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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