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Computer Misreading Results In Wrong Prescription

The prescription for an anti-smoking pill Zyban, given by a general practitioner, was misread by a computer, as Viagra.// Smokers who were residents of Glasgow, were trying to kick the smoking habit and were prescribed Zyban an anti-smoking pill. This was mistakenly read as Viagra due to a co...

Budget Cuts for Free Cancer Screening Clinics in New York Could Put Patients' Lives at Risk, Says New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer

... to go around." While delays alone in routine diagnostic testing may not put the State at much risk for liability claims , a misdiagnosis or misreading of data and images can end up costing the provider, and the patient who was misdiagnosed, plenty.  "When claims of medical malpractice a...

Antipsychotics Dangerous for Elderly With Dementia

... behavioral problems such as aggression and agitation, are very real, and the alternatives to antipsychotics are limited, the researchers added. "A misreading of the findings would be we don't need to do something for these nursing home residents," said study author Dr. Gary J. Kennedy, head of geriatric psy...

Patient Safety Not Addressed by NHS

...ame on this as well as the NHS." According to Sir Ian safety in GP care also needed to improve, with some doctors not keeping records properly, misreading tests and failing to check patients' use of medication. The report pointed out that between one in 10 patients can expect to experience a "pati...
Misreading in Biological News

Call Stephen Michnick a gene grammarian

...chnick says. "In a living cell, such misinterpretation of genes might be thought to have devastating effects, but we found that under some conditions, misreading genes might be useful." In the PLoS study, the researchers identified proteins they described as gene grammarians. Simply put, gene grammarians a...
Misreading in Biological Technology

MultiVu Video Feed: New Rapid Test to Diagnose Flu May Help With Upcoming Flu Season

...or less hands-on time. The automated 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Reader makes the test easy to perform and helps eliminate the potential for human error in misreading or misinterpreting the results. A recent study from North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System showed that the 3M(TM) Rapid Detection Flu A + B Te...
Misreading in Biological Dictionary

Termination codon

... 2 conveys the feel of fast-moving research while providing a description in some depth of the ... Termination codon a UAG (amber), UAA ... The misreading of termination codons is achieved by a variety of naturally ... Suppressible termination codons in positive sense ssRNA viruses, represent...
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