Tag: "mishaps" at medical news
Medical Mishaps In Telemedicine And Their Prevention
...in telephone medicine is needed to prevent medical mishaps
with patients caused by telephone communication failures....
Snowmobile accidents, on the rise in Canada
...orate more safety measures due prevent any kind of mishaps
during the winter sports. Usually it is the children in the age group of 15 and 19 years are seen in some of the worst injuries. 80% of them were males who suffered multiple injuries. Those who consume alcohol tend to stay three times longer in th...
Epidural Mistakes Proves To Be Fatal Blunders
... the doctors and nurses were asked to monitor such mishaps
it was found that in a number of cases the drug bupivacaine, a local anaesthetic used in epidurals, being administered into the veins. Dr Maggie Blott, a consultant obstetrician at Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, said that this figure ...
Medical mishaps – to be revealed or not
... doctors usually do not disclose the major medical mishaps
if the error is not noticed by the patient.// The study was conducted on about 2700 American and Canadian doctors. It was found that 65% of them would surely reveal a serious mistake made during treatment. But there was a wide variation in when and...
Researchers To Test Whether ADHD Medication Helps Young Adults While Driving
... ADHD drivers pay attention and have fewer driving mishaps
while on the road. A second study Cox's team completed showed that ADHD young drivers fare better when driving cars with manual transmissions rather than automatic transmissions. In this latest study, funded by Shire Pharmaceuticals, Cox's team hopes...