Ear infections, e-cigarettes, and exciting collaborations, oh my! In this week’s research news roundup, we followed the trails of our clinicians and investigators as they used expertise and evidence to weigh in on mainstream health issues.
Tag Archive: Safety
A new study spells out shortcomings of an error prevention strategy known as Tall Man lettering, a visual display method for written prescription orders intended to prevent mixing up drugs whose names are easily confused.
If you ever have visited a hospitalized patient, you probably heard a symphony of blips, chirps, and buzzes emanating from a variety of patient monitors.
A cost-benefit analysis performed by a research team at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describes one winning combination that can improve safety of hospitalized children, while at the same time achieving financial savings.
Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.
There is convincing evidence that individuals – including teens – with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at heightened risk for unsafe driving behaviors.
For many teens, summer is just getting underway. But increased time spent outdoors also comes with increased safety concerns: Sun exposure, swimming, biking, and hiking can all increase the risk of various adolescent injuries.
Kristy Arbogast, PhD, director of engineering at the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, led the report, which reviewed the current science and data regarding rear seat occupant safety.