Patient Safety Dictionary

A dictionary to facilitate the understanding of medical terminology that may be used during your visit at a doctor’s office or stay in a hospital: Discover the Patient Safety Dictionary

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Checklist for Getting the Right Diagnosis

Take an active role in working with your doctor or nurse when you are ill. To help them put all of this information together to find the right diagnosis (health problem), your doctor or nurse will need to: Ask you questions about your current illness and medical history Do a physical exam Order some tests […]

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Preventing Infections in the Hospital

With attention increasing on the incidence of infection in hospitals, patients everywhere need sensible principles to manage their own health care and become active partners with heir health care teams. Infections can occur after many types of medical procedures. This is particularly true if you are having surgery. There are several things you can do […]

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