Hospital Medication Errors: What's Your # 1 Risk?
The wrong medication. Or the wrong dose. Medication error is the most
common risk you face in the hospital. What can you do?
MRSA: Hospital Infections on the Rise
Americans suffer almost 2 million hospital acquired infections each year.
How can you protect yourself?
Post-Op Pneumonia: Why Hospital Pneumonia Kills
Your immune system is weakened by surgery. You're stuck on your back in
bed. And bacteria and viruses are all around you. Here's how to fight back.
DVT: Surgery Boosts Risk of Deadly Blood Clot
1 in every 100 patients who get deep vein thrombosis die. Here are 7 ways
to reduce your risk of DVT in the hospital.
Bleeding After Surgery: Preventive Measures
Be sure your doctor knows every medicine, supplement, and herb you take -
because some can raise your risk of bleeding.
Complications of Anesthesia: Tips to Protect Yourself
The risks of anesthesia have dropped in recent years, but this remains a
top concern in the hospital. Here's how to do your part to protect yourself.