Patient Safety Challenges

As per WHO 1 in 10 patient receive harm during the treatment process 1.4 million people worldwide suffer from infections acquired in hospitals. There is a 1 in 1 000 000 chance of a traveller being harmed while in an aircraft. In comparison, there is a 1 in 300 chance of a patient being harmed during health care.

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Anticonvulsant medications like gabapentin and pregabalin don't appear to improve low back pain, a meta-analysis in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds. Researchers examined nine studies of nearly 900 patients with chronic low back pain or lumbar radicular pain.Patients received either anticonvulsants (gabapentinoids or topiramate) or placebo. Read More …

We have been emphasising inappropriate Care as a core patient safety issue all these years. The WHO report below reiterates the same. Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and health costs globally Read More …
Some 85 percent of people in the United States had an encounter with a health professional in the past year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Most patients will never experience unintended medical harm, but health care can be high risk, and technological and treatment advances continually create new opportunities for safety lapses. Read More …
She was a 15-year-old school kid; came in with multiple episodes of seizures ('epileptic fit' in street language). IV injections controlled her fits; CT scan and MRI painlessly sliced through her brain; millimeter by millimeter searching for a focus; negative. 24-hours later she was stable and ready to be started on long term medicines to prevent recurrences. Read More …

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