Surprising Number Of Emergency Room Medical ErrorsIt has been estimated the approximately 5-10% of all emergency room visits are subject to medical errors. According to the Centers for Disease Control there are over 100 million ER visits per year. That translates into roughly 5-10 million mistakes. Although medical malpractice regularly occurs in all areas of the health care profession, it is of especially great concern in the emergency room, where even the smallest lapse can lead to crippling injury or death. Emergency room malpractice is shockingly common, so it is in every patient's best interest to understand when and how it can occur -- and what to do if negligence leads to patient suffering.
6 Frustratingly Common Causes Of Slip & Fall AccidentsSlip and fall incidents represent 12 percent of total falls, sending over a million people to the emergency room annually. These events, while not always dramatic in the retelling, lead to monumental injuries that alter lives and change family and work dynamics on a scale that’s difficult to comprehend.
A Guide For Choosing Nursing Home Care In PennsylvaniaScience shows that the quality of care the elderly receive can have a tremendous impact on their happiness and health in their final years.
Dangers Of Texting & Talking While DrivingNational statistics state that at any time of the day about 9 percent of drivers are talking on the cell phone resulting in about 26 percent of all car crashes involving cell phone use.