Recent Posts in Medication Error Category

  • How to Detect a Medication Error

    || 9-Nov-2015

    It is an unfortunate situation, but medication errors are all too common in the medical field. There are a number of causes for this, but it is important that medical professionals are held accountable. They are responsible for protecting patients, thus prescribing the wrong medication, the wrong dosage, or conflicting medications can be dangerous. This can be considered medical malpractice. ...
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  • Medication Error Causes Stroke

    || 22-Aug-2007

    We were called today by a veteran who had been taken off of his high blood pressure medication by the VA which directly led to a stroke causing him eyesight loss and brain damage. He is able to work, but is not allowed to drive. His stroke was totally preventable. When he was on the blood pressure medication he improved so he was taken off but his pressure went back up and he repeatedly asked for ...
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