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Possible Dangers Of Pharmaceutical Medication

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Possible Dangers Of Pharmaceutical Medication

A somewhat wacky study claims that shrimp that have been exposed to Prozac are exhibiting suicidal tendencies. Apparently, water polluted with Prozac, or more specifically fluoexetine, Prozac’s essential ingredient, effects the chemical balance of shrimp’s brains, making them more sensitive to seratonin, the chemical responsible for mood regulation. Typically, shrimp lurk in the safe, dark…

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Wireless Nurse Call Systems – An Essential Cog in Patient Safety

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Wireless Nurse Call Systems – An Essential Cog in Patient Safety

Patient safety is an issue that will be prominent again in 2013 as hospitals and care homes continue their endeavours to improve their standards of patient care and safety. It goes without saying that it must be a top priority of healthcare facilities to ensure the safety of their patients and making sure that they…

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How You Can Help Prevent Medical Errors Concerning Medication

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How You Can Help Prevent Medical Errors Concerning Medication

Medical errors do happen and in many cases, these errors revolve around medication. Whether it’s a mix up in the prescription or taking something that interacts badly with something else you’re taking, many of these errors could be prevented by simply communicating with your health care provider. Sometimes, patients can get a little relaxed when…

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