Patient Safety EducationInfo Center
When severely ill patients are admitted to medical intensive care units, their families have to make difficult decisions.
Congenital defects and certain cancers are caused by malfunctioning stem cells, even before birth.
Deadly Damage from Decades Past
Whether as a result of numerous computer-tomography (CT) scans or cancer treatment, children exposed to head-and-neck radiation are at an increased risk of thyroid cancer years later.
A Wheelchair that Sees
Researchers from Florida State University and the University of Pittsburg are developing a new tool that will help those in electric wheelchairs safely navigate difficult terrain.
New Standards for Prescription Labels
Patient confusion over prescription labels has lead to a new campaign to provide necessary and more user-friendly information on medical drug containers.