patient safety

Should Drunk Drivers Be Forced to Visit Morgues?

...  Drunk Drivers Be Forced to Visit Morgues? Drug and alcohol recovery programs like 12 steps operate on the same principle; the difference is that the emotional experience is administered slowly, through the gradual sharing and discussion of past traumatic experiences. Malinek suspects that … Read more on Slate Magazine Nurses In Wis. Slower To Self-Report Drug Abuse “Patient safety is the lowest in states with the lowest participation in these programs,” said Mike Miller, medical director of the Herrington Recovery Center, which offers drug and alcohol treatment at Oconomowoc's Rogers Memorial Hospital. “You could … Read more on CBS Local Tags: drug abuse, drug and alcohol, alcohol recovery ...

More Stroke Patients May Benefit From Clot-Busting Drugs

...  Benefit from Clot-Busting Drugs Current recommendations for the treatment of acute stroke limit the use of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), a clot-busting drug, to within three hours after the start of stroke symptoms. Although prior research has demonstrated a benefit of tPA if … Read more on Telemanagement Malpractice Payouts to U.S. Veterans Reach 12-Year High “The rapid rise in malpractice judgments against VA mirrors the emerging pattern of preventable veteran deaths and other patient safety issues at VA hospitals,” said Representative Jeff Miller, a Florida Republican and chairman of the House veterans … Read more on Bloomberg Read ...

Pilates Helps Naperville Teen Recover From ACL Injury

...  of Accelerated Rehabilitation Centers physical therapist Brittany Swantek, who said Pilates was a good fit for the teen because of her athletic skills and capabilities. “Having been a gymnast and dancer myself, I … Read more on Naperville Sun Slidell Memorial earns 'Safety Star'; Lakeview holding blood donor drive; and … The Trust Fund created a “Safety Star Award” to recognize facilities that have successfully implemented ideas or processes that have improved patient safety and led to the reduction of general or professional liability exposures. SMH reduced the fall … Read more on NOLA.com Tags: accelerated rehabilitation centers, physical therapist, rehabilitation centers, rehabilitation center, patient safety ...

Maine Ranked Among Lowest in Nursing Home Deficiencies

Maine ranked among lowest in nursing home deficiencies Problems ranged from failing to prevent patients from falling, to failing to prevent or heal bedsores or failing to store food at the proper temperature. Horizons Living and Rehab Center in Brunswick had three serious deficiencies, the most in Maine … Read more on Morning Sentinel Gordonsburg / Little Swan News Those I know of sick in the nursing and rehab centers, hospitals, or shut-in and even those who just ask that we pray for them are: G. Y. Bennett, Crystal Bowman, Eleanor Brown, Betty Carroll, Mike Carroll, Ann Clayton, Kylene Clayton, Alton and Marie … Read more on Lewis Herald Read more... ...

What Was a Result of the Laissez-Faire Economic Policies Followed by the Federal Government Between the Civil?

Question by Sal: What was a result of the laissez-faire economic policies followed by the Federal Government between the Civil? War and 1990? A) Consumers benefited from government regulation of prices in the oil and steel industries. B)Employers used their profits to improve wages and working conditions for their employees. C)Entrepreneurs created trusts and monopolies to maintain control of the market. D)Lower tariffs increased foreign trade and the sale of United States goods abroad. Best answer: Answer by simplicitusNone of the above. The Federal government did NOT follow laissez-faire policies. Laissez-fAire means “hands off”, “no intervention”, etc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laissez-faire Read more... ...

Nurses Fired for Refusing Flu Shot

...  Fired for Refusing Flu Shot An Indiana hospital has fired eight employees, including at least three veteran nurses, after they refused mandatory flu shots, stirring up controversy over which should come first: employee rights or patient safety. The hospital imposed … The Food … Read more on Yahoo! News (blog) 2012 faves arrive by plane, boat, police car A quietly profound film about a day, a city and a 34-year-old man named Anders, who is on release from a drug rehab center so he can go to a job interview. The film opens with his memories of growing up in Oslo, described in snatches of dialogue and … Read more on Post-Tribune Tags: rehab center, patient safety, drug rehab center ...