Descriptive analysis of medication errors notified by Primary Health Care: Learning from errors.

CONCLUSIONS: Half of all mediation errors hppened at Primary Care Center while one quarter of them were patient medication errors. One quarter of all ME were potential severe harm errors. The main causes were prescribing errors, failure of communication between patients and doctors, and patient mistakes and forgetfulness. Prescribing aid systems, communication improvements and patients aids should be implemented. PMID: 30935679 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Atencion Primaria - Category: Primary Care Authors: Tags: Aten Primaria Source Type: research

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CONCLUSION: This study reveals social, economic and medical inequalities in fixed and removable prosthetic treatment among adults in France. PMID: 31204147 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Revue d Epidemiologie et de Sante Publique - Category: Epidemiology Tags: Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique Source Type: research
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A new point-of-care (POC) assay is more sensitive for diagnosing tuberculosis in hospitalized patients with HIV than the only commercially available POC TB test, with comparable specificity, according to new findings.Reuters Health Information
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Notice from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of a public meeting of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) in Jackson, Mississippi on July 8-9, 2019. The meeting will include a presentation onEnding the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America and discuss recommendations regarding the prevention, treatment, and cure of HIV/AIDS. Mississippi is one of the 7 states with high rural rates of HIV/AIDS targeted by the President's plan to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S.
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Publication date: Available online 17 June 2019Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck DiseasesAuthor(s): F. Simon, S. Roman, E. Truy, P. Barone, J. Belmin, C. Blanchet, S. Borel, A. Charpiot, A. Coez, O. Deguine, A. Farinetti, B. Godey, D. Lazard, M. Marx, I. Mosnier, Y. Nguyen, N. Teissier, B. Virole, E. Lescanne, N. LoundonAbstractObjectivesThe authors present the guidelines of the French Society of Otorhinolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (Société française d’oto-rhino-laryngologie et de chirurgie de la face et du cou – SFORL) on the in...
Source: European Annals of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Diseases - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
AbstractSeptorhinoplasty is particularly challenging among revision surgeries for cleft sequelae. The challenge of cleft septorhinoplasty is mainly due to the complex anatomy of nose, deformity of each of its components and the difficulty and lack of clarity in surgical management. From 2014 to 2017, 26 patients with cleft lip nose deformity were operated by the same cleft team. The study was conducted to assess the improvement in nasal airway and appearance following secondary rhinoplasty with extracorporeal septoplasty. Post operatively each patient was evaluated using the standard modified rhinoplasty outcome evaluation...
Source: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
The prevalence of allergic diseases such as asthma, allergic rhinitis, food allergy and atopic dermatitis has increased dramatically in recent decades. Conventional therapies for allergy can induce undesirable effects and hence patients tend to seek for natural compounds as alternative medicine. Considering the fact above, there is an urgency to discover potential medicinal plants as future candidates in the development of novel anti-allergic therapeutic agents. Lamiaceae family, the mint family, is a diverse plant family which encompasses more than 7000 species and with a cosmopolitan distribution. A number of species fro...
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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