Med Error Kills Three Infants
:Oct 2, 2006
Massive heparin overdoses instead of hep-lock strikes NICU intants.
Federal Court Throws Out "Failure-to-warn" Suit On Celebrex
:Aug 28, 2006
Failure to warn claims stricken, but false advertising claims allowed to proceed.
IOM: Medication Errors Injure 1.5 Million People and Cost Billions of Dollars Annually;
:Jul 26, 2006
Medication errors are among the most common medical errors, harming at least 1.5 million people every year, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Unlabeled Drug Death Case Settles
:Sep 19, 2005
The medical malpractice lawsuit involving a 69-year-old woman who died last fall after she received an injection from an unlabeled container of the antiseptic chlorhexidine rather than radiological dye highlights the need for proper medication labeling in all procedure areas, experts say.