Patient Safety

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Compounding Disaster

How the deadliest medication contamination case in U.S. history happened — and how it could happen again.

Posted 07/12/16 | Outpatient Surgery Editors | Post a comment

Anesthesia Tech Sentenced to 1 Year for Molesting Unconscious Patients

Nurses reported seeing him touch 4 male patients, including 1 minor.

Posted 07/07/16 | 1 comment

Researchers: Pregabalin Linked to Birth Defects

European study raises red flag on multimodal drug's use among childbearing women.

Posted 07/06/16 | 1 comment

Stay on Guard Against Malignant Hyperthermia

The best drills simulate the urgency of a real life-or-death crisis.

Posted 06/24/16 | Courtney Yost, BSN, RN, CNOR, RNFA | Post a comment

Did Hospital Ignore Contaminated Scopes and Infected Patients?

When nurse pushed for officials to report the outbreak, she claims she was forced out of her job.

Posted 06/24/16 | 1 comment

U. of Louisville Hospital Now Unsafe, Vice Chair of Surgery Insists

Among other issues, virtually all of the hospital's experienced nurses have been fired or forced out, he says.

Posted 06/10/16 | 2 comments

How Safe Are Your Patients?

Our survey shows you have a long way to go to provide the level of quality and safety that your patients deserve.

Posted 06/02/16 | Jim Burger, Associate Editor | Post a comment

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