Recognize the signs and symptoms of red eye that differentiate benign from vision-threatening ophthalmologic illnesses.
Surgical and medication errors down, but suicide up in Minnesota's annual adverse medical event report.
A series of medical errors and negligence that occurred in a nursing home lead to an elderly man’s death.
Mistakes are not always the fault of an individual—sometimes, the system is the problem. An expert takes a hard look at what should be done.
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Report identified 3,946 electronic health record-related medical errors from 2004 to 2012.
Despite widespread programs and initiatives, medical errors still common.
Clinicians' ability to provide patient care may be impaired immediately after surgical catastrophes, but few report receiving time off.
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Diagnostic error is the most common cause of medical errors that patients report.
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Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors.
Brigham and Women's Hospital has taken the bold step of publishing a public blog of its medical errors and close calls.