20 Things You Didn’t Know About…Hygiene (January 5, 2009)
Simulation center to test new nurses
It’s part of a nationwide trend spawned by a patient-safety movement after studies a decade ago found that errors in hospitals account for an estimated 40,000 to 90,000 deaths per year.
Source: Arizona Republic, August 3, 2009
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On April 2, 2009 James Ehrhard posted:
This is quite important and what we have is not good enough.
On April 2, 2009 Susan Belt posted:
This is the time of disclosure and transparency. The health care profession must join in. Certainly, the patient has the ‘right to’ know.
On April 3, 2009 connie lauth posted:
my husband experienced several such incidents during a long hospitalization. I don’t know how people get out of hospitals alive without vigilant (and informed!) loved ones in CONSTANT attendance!
On April 3, 2009 William Maroe posted:
This field is a great place to start in cleaning up the lack of culpability in our society.
On April 4, 2009 Karen Christian posted:
After more than 2 years of worthless tests & medications, and being told by my dr. that I had “just diarrhea”, a urinary tract infection, then cancer. I was diagnosed (just in time) with severe diverticulitis & a nearly closed off colon! Thank heavens for a great surgeon!!