Lyme disease is a serious condition that can have lifelong impacts. Unfortunately, this is a condition that often isn't diagnosed right away. In fact, at least 50% of people who have this condition note that it took them more than three years to receive a diagnosis.
When you think about medication errors, you might assume that this means being given the wrong pill or the wrong dosage. But, have you ever thought about how some physicians might overprescribe addictive drugs like opioids? Recent data that was released from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) shows what a huge problem this is in the United States.
Everyone wants to have a healthy baby, so it is disheartening when they hear that something is amiss with during labor. The possibility of a forceps delivery comes up if labor isn't progressing or if there are certain issues with the baby. While this might be the best option for delivery at the time, there are some serious risks that come with forceps being used to help.
If you are like most people, you expect hospitals to be sterile, clean environments. Unfortunately, hospital-acquired infections are on the rise, and at least one of them is highly resistant to antibiotics. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, spreads through contact and requires swift and aggressive treatment.
Patients in a hospital are dependent upon the hospital staff members to do many things for them. One of these is cleaning the room. Unfortunately, when housekeeping staff members don't do their jobs appropriately, the patient can suffer some serious health dangers.