Category Archives: Medication errors

Patient Safety Tip from Barbara Levin – 1

Hello, my name is Barbara Levin. I am a registered nurse and I am from Hingham, Massachusetts. I am here today to discuss with you two patient safety tips. I want to encourage you that when you are admitted to … Continue reading

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Medical errors

Elizabeth Bewley is one of Avoid Medical Errors Magazine’s authors. A former executive of a Fortune 50 healthcare company, Elizabeth is a passionate advocate for patient safety. See one of her videos here. See more at www.killercure.net What are these?

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How Patients Can Avoid Medication Errors – part 3

Mistakes in medication cause over 100,000 deaths a year. Not only do people die, but also as a direct result of medication errors, close to 1.5 million worldwide fall sick. Why does this happen? Avoidable errors are not prevented in … Continue reading

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How Patients Can Avoid Medication Errors – part 2

Mistakes in medication cause over 100,000 deaths a year. Not only do people die, but also as a direct result of medication errors, close to 1.5 million worldwide fall sick. Why does this happen? Avoidable errors are not prevented in … Continue reading

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PCA Morphine pump error

The nurse almost killed my mother I had just graduated nursing school. Now before that I was an EKG tech, monitor tech and worked in the emergency department as a ward clerk ALL before school so I had a very … Continue reading

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