patient safety

  

How to minimize the risk of medication errors when filling a prescription

Always take advantage of pharmacist counseling when you pick up new medications

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Anchoring bias can affect emergency room diagnosis and treatment

Incorrect information provided by ambulance crews and prior providers can have an undue influence on physician and nurse decision-making

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Why you should repeat your story every time you see the doctor

When physicians focus on you as an individual person and patient, you will more likely get proper care

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Sepsis and medical malpractice

Prompt diagnosis and treatment of sepsis are keys to recovery

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Patients are endangered when clinical and ER doctors do not communicate with radiologists

Many doctors order x-ray, CT, or MRI scans without providing much patient information to radiologists and then do not review the images themselves

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Texas chiropractor medical malpractice

Houston, Texas medical malpractice attorney explains how negligent chiropractic care can cause new injuries

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What to do when your doctor is misbehaving

Texas Medical Board suspends license of Rockwall pediatrician who was practicing medicine in a compromised state

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Head or chest trauma is important for emergency room providers to know about and evaluate

Being hit in the head or chest can cause a dissection of an artery that can cause a stroke

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Nurse practitioners: Texas law and medical malpractice

Texas allows nurse practitioners to practice medicine with limited supervision

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Which Houston-area hospitals have abnormally-high infection rates?

Houston Methodist Hospital and six other hospitals have infection rates that higher than nationwide benchmarks

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