HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Learning to prevent medical mistakes in caring for stroke patients

ays, and in some cases, serious injury, or the potential for legal action, said Holloway. If these figures were applied to the nearly one million patients admitted to U.S. hospitals each year for stroke, 50,000 to 100,000 patients may experience an adverse event related to an error.

Holloway says as a result of this information, Strong Memorial Hospital has improved its patient care, now uses safer equipment to deliver medications, and a variety of new procedures, including check sheets at the point of patient transfers to make sure no information is lost.

What this study represents is our hospitals commitment to patient safety, said Holloway. Along with 3,000 other hospitals, we are part of a national campaign led by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement to improve patient safety and save five million lives from medical errors and adverse events.


'"/>

Contact: Angela Babb
ababb@aan.com
651-695-2789
American Academy of Neurology
19-Feb-2007


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Science of Learning Center comes to UC San Diego
2. Learning and memory stimulated by gut hormone
3. Learning software developed by Rutgers-Newark scientist helps 450,000 students with reading
4. Using MRI for diagnosis could help prevent breast cancer progression
5. Warfarin better than aspirin at stroke prevention in elderly people with atrial fibrillation
6. Bioengineering to prevent iron deficiency?
7. Should adult male circumcision be recommended for HIV prevention in the US?
8. Scaling up HIV prevention programs is cost effective
9. Early-morning Friday classes may prevent students from getting sloppy on thirsty Thursdays
10. Meningitis: effectiveness of preventive vaccination demonstrated
11. Study tests oral insulin to prevent type 1 diabetes

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:6/25/2017)... Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2017 , ... ... convert any media into an old-fashioned vintage look. FCPX LUT Vintage Volume 2 contains ... can add film grain for distorted looks, vignettes and blurs to single out subjects, ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... , ... June 25, 2017 , ... Republicans in the ... and replace Obamacare, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It differs significantly from the ... will need to be reconciled in committee, or the House will have to take ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... ... 2017 , ... CareSet Labs released the Root NPI Graph today at the ... greatly improved version of the Doctor Referral teaming dataset commonly available from Medicare. , ... called the the “Doctor Referral Dataset” as released by Medicare and “DocGraph” as released ...
(Date:6/25/2017)... , ... June 25, 2017 , ... June is Men’s Health Month and ... most common cancer among men in the U.S. and the third most common cause of ... estimated that one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. ...
(Date:6/24/2017)... ... June 24, 2017 , ... The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society’s ... and Erie Convention Center on June 8-10. The weekend consisted of many ... award and scholarship presentations, and professional networking. , On Friday June 9th, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/9/2017)... and INDIANAPOLIS , June 9, ... living with diabetes. In a further effort to help ... affected by this condition, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) ... ) have come together for the second phase of ... Systems programme (BRIDGES 2), reaffirming their commitment to helping ...
(Date:6/8/2017)... MCKINNEY, Texas , June 8, 2017 ... Company"), a leading developer and manufacturer of ... industry, announced today that Cressey & Company ... investment firm, has completed a growth-focused investment ... acquired a majority ownership position from selling ...
(Date:6/7/2017)... URBANDALE, Iowa , June 6, 2017  Diplomat Specialty Infusion ... a sterile compounding environment to its Iowa ... Urbandale now features an ISO 7 cleanroom—the ... a controlled environment with a low level of pollutants. ... serve more IV nutrition consumers and better serve our ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: