Tag: "unreported" at medical news
Violent sleep disorder linked to a form of dementia
...imers dementia. Dr. Boeve says many cases may go unreported
because the individual sleeps alone, the activity is tolerated or the condition is misdiagnosed. Violent movements during sleep do not always mean someone has this condition. Sometimes the behavior is due to untreated sleep apnea and the condition re...
National experts and nonprofit organizations call to end FDA user fees and to improve drug safety
...engthened to protect consumers from the dangers of unreported
drug risks and to safeguard against future drug safety disasters. Both letters cite the need for reforms suggested by the IOM panel, which found that the FDAs drug safety system is impaired by resource constraints, problems with organizational cult...
Teens' healthy food choices foiled by early lunch, soft drink machine income and parents who cater
...State researchers have identified three previously unreported
factors that foil the efforts of high school students to make healthy food choices early lunch, school income from soft drink incentives, and parents who bring fast food to the cafeteria for their kids. Dr. Claudia Probart, associate professor of ...
Errors in intensive care units: medical staff report fewer unintended events than observers
...ment of patients, which otherwise go undetected or unreported
by ICU staff on a daily basis. It is thought that the rate at which unintended events occur in ICUs can be used as a measure of the quality of care provided. In hospitals, UEs are recorded and assessed using a uniform, international system called the...