Patient Safety

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks

2017-06-24T10:45:10+00:00

Last month the FDA updated its Consumer Report "Think Before You Ink" which outlines some of the adverse effects [...]

Much To Do About Tattoos: Tattoo Infections & Other Risks 2017-06-24T10:45:10+00:00

Many Faces of Sepsis (4): Sepsis Criteria for Vulnerable Patients

2016-07-21T16:49:47+00:00

Some patients may be more prone to sepsis than others, often because of a defect in their host defenses. [...]

Many Faces of Sepsis (4): Sepsis Criteria for Vulnerable Patients 2016-07-21T16:49:47+00:00

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability?

2016-12-15T10:12:57+00:00

Telemedicine has come a long way over the past 20 years. Modern technology has made it accessible to an [...]

Can Medical Algorithms Help to Reduce Telemedicine Liability? 2016-12-15T10:12:57+00:00

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design

2016-12-15T09:29:56+00:00

Clinical trials play an important role in evidence-based medicine. It is necessary to know how a therapy performs under [...]

How Medical Algorithms Are Used in Clinical Trial Design 2016-12-15T09:29:56+00:00

Why MedalPacks? Automated Medical Calculator Collections

2016-12-15T10:04:49+00:00

A medical algorithm (medical calculator) that is used by itself can solve a specific problem. However, medical algorithms must [...]

Why MedalPacks? Automated Medical Calculator Collections 2016-12-15T10:04:49+00:00

Case Study: Surgical Site Infection: Methods of Prevention & Tools for Predicting Risk

2016-12-15T10:06:15+00:00

Medical History A 55-year-old white male has degenerative arthritis of the knees. 10 months ago, the patient underwent total [...]

Case Study: Surgical Site Infection: Methods of Prevention & Tools for Predicting Risk 2016-12-15T10:06:15+00:00

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety

2016-12-15T09:36:39+00:00

GA Miller studied the limits of human cognition. He found that the number of discrete items that a person [...]

How Automated Medical Algorithms Can Improve Patient Safety 2016-12-15T09:36:39+00:00

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand

2016-12-15T09:47:50+00:00

While medical algorithms can be valuable decision support tools, calculating them by hand can bite you. With hand calculations, [...]

Risks to Patient Safety: Calculating Algorithms by Hand 2016-12-15T09:47:50+00:00