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Drug injury risks due to drug errors low for assisted living patients

by fpw | August 28th, 2008

August 28, 2008 A study finds that the risk of drug injuries because of medication errors to patients of assisted living facilities is low, according to Yahoo! News. The study observed 12 facilities in 3 states to determine the risk for drug injuries due to medication errors because staff members giving medication in assisted living

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Hospital abuse cases could cost hospital funds

by fpw | August 26th, 2008

August 26, 2008 Hospital abuse by staff and a doctor at a mental hospital could cause the hospital to stop receiving funds after a 50-year-old man was left unattended for 22 hours at a mental hospital. According to the federal investigation, the man choked on his medication and was left unattended for nearly a day

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Musician dies following auto accident injuries

by fpw | August 21st, 2008

August 21, 2008 The famed saxophonist for the Dave Matthews Band has died as a result of injuries suffered in an auto accident that occurred on June 30, according to Yahoo! News. LeRoi Moore died of complications from auto accident injuries suffered in an auto accident outside his farm. LeRoi was driving an ATV. Moore

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Interactions between commonly used drugs can cause drug injuries

by fpw | August 12th, 2008

August 12, 2008 The FDA issued a warning Friday about commonly used cholesterol and heart medications that could cause drug injuries when taken together. According to the warning, patients who take some medications for high cholesterol and irregular heartbeats can suffer drug injuries such as severe muscle damage. The medications included in the warning regarding

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