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How error-prone terms can lead to medication errors

How error-prone terms can lead to medication errors

Medication errors account for a good percentage of medical malpractice cases and the fact of the matter is that they are far too common. Whether a doctor fails to identify potentially harmful drug interactions or a patient is given the wrong drug or dosage, error-prone terms can lead to medication errors and people can suffer […]
Medication Errors

Illinois researchers use nanotechnology to curb IV drug errors

Hospital patients who have been given an incorrect medication dosage or a wrong drug can die. Since many Chicago patients are admitted to hospitals with serious health conditions, hospital staff members may mistake a medication error for a symptom of illness. University of Illinois researchers believe they have come up with a detection system to […]
Medication Errors

Medication mistakes by doctors, pharmacists harm 1.5M annually

When people in Joliet get sick, they go to the doctor, who may prescribe something to help treat the problem or help us feel better. Many people have chronic health issues that require regular doctors’ visits and renewed prescriptions. But sometimes, negligent mistakes by the doctor or pharmacist can cause a patient to take the […]
Medication Errors

Man injured from post-operation mishap at Chicago hospital

It appeared that the suffering from physical pain was finally over for a 34-year-old patient who sought the help of Chicago doctors at a hospital to treat chronic headaches and neck pain. However, due to a doctor’s mistake in following up with the man’s initial treatment, he now must take drugs to combat lung damage […]
Doctor Errors

Preventing a pharmacist’s mistake from injuring you or loved ones

Yesterday, our Chicago medical malpractice law blog discussed the common types of medication errors that are made by healthcare professionals in Illinois and throughout the entire nation. Despite the fact that these mistakes can cause patients to suffer serious health complications or death, thesemedication errors are not as uncommon as they should be. In a […]
Medication Errors

Pharmacy mistakes common in Illinois and throughout entire U.S.

With so many medications being prescribed to patients on a daily basis in Illinois, it is not surprising that a majority of the medical malpractice cases in the state involve a medication error. Unfortunately, these common types of errors in Chicago and throughout the entire nation can have serious or deadly consequences. An error made […]
Medication Errors

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