The latest news on patient safety
As wide across as a half-dollar, Steven's tumor had burrowed deep within his spinal cord.
A fast heartbeat, or a nurse's concern, can quickly bring a team to check on an ill patient.
Kids can get too much, but too little is more likely.
Lots of mistakes happen because medications sound or look alike. Here's how to protect yourself.
But the plug was pulled on a large research project because the sponsor didn't follow one.
The patient feels violated. Doctors feel it was necessary. A court will decide.
Give hospitals that disclose safety stats a bump in our rankings, urges a hospital CEO.
Studies show it damages the heart and lungs, but most people have little to fear.
Too few workers, too much to do, and too little time to do it can undermine the best of high-tech safety fixes.
Shoddy and fraudulent pharmacy products pose a growing threat.