To collect blood or administer medication and fluids, doctors must occasionally place central venous catheters, also known as central lines. Although an important part of the health care process for some, central lines sometimes allow germs into the bloodstream, which...
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Month: March 2022
Common medication errors and how to prevent them
Errors regarding medication are common, and they can result in serious consequences for the patient. In fact, medication errors cause hundreds of thousands of adverse reactions and thousands of patient deaths each year. All medication errors are preventable, and there...
What birth injuries are caused by delayed delivery?
Many mothers experience overdue pregnancies and long deliveries. The reasons for these experiences are often hard to determine, but they are not always cause for alarm. Overdue pregnancies can become safe and successful births when properly identified and treated by a...