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Enhancing medication safety with computerized alerts

Medication errors are responsible for a large number of adverse drug events in patients each year, and the use of medication-related abbreviations accounts for nearly five percent of these errors. Strategies to reduce the ...

dateFeb 18, 2011 in Other
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Extended Nicotine Patch Use Helps Some Smokers Quit

( -- Quitting smoking is a hard task for anyone, but tailored cessation therapy may increase an individual’s chance of success, according to Caryn Lerman, PhD, Mary W. Calkins Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Health
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Saving Lives With Cell Phones

( -- Research shows that only one-third of people who have been trained in CPR will actually perform CPR in an emergency - the other two-thirds do nothing. Bystanders frequently state that they don't act because ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Other
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