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The recent surge in ADHD medication-related errors is a pressing concern that demands immediate attention from healthcare providers. Learn how you can minimize risks and improve patient safety.
Psychiatry September 27th 2023
The Stuff of Nightmares: Sleep Deprivation’s Devastating Consequences
New data reveals an alarming prevalence of sleep disorders among physicians, with serious implications for medical errors and patient safety. Learn how prioritizing sleep can be a life-saving measure for both you and your patients.
All Specialties September 27th 2023
Many are Asking what is Going on with the Eye Drop Industry after Deaths and Injuries Linked to Products
Unprecedented eye drop recalls have led to significant health risks, including four fatalities. Learn more to ensure that you guide your patients towards safer, FDA-approved alternatives.
Ophthalmology September 26th 2023
Patient Shielding During Dentomaxillofacial Radiography
Discover how new guidelines from the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology are set to change long-standing practices in radiation shielding during dentomaxillofacial imaging. Learn more about what this means for your practice and patient safety.
Dentistry September 18th 2023
Label Mix-Up Prompts Recall of Heart Failure Medication
Marlex Pharmaceuticals has initiated a critical recall of specific lots of Digoxin Tablets due to a labeling error. Physicians are urged to exercise extreme caution and verify their inventory to prevent adverse patient outcomes.
Cardiology September 13th 2023
Comparative Safety Analysis of Oral Antipsychotics for In-Hospital Adverse Clinical Events in Older Adults After Major Surgery
This retrospective cohort study provides evidence that the risk profiles for in-hospital adverse events are similar among haloperidol and atypical antipsychotics in older patients with postoperative delirium.
Hospitalist September 12th 2023