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The Waiting Room

The surgery went “as well as could be expected” after two months of undiagnosed illness, but Sepsis is taking over his body, threatening his survival. The next two hours are critical. 362 more words


Weekly Must Reads in Patient Safety (Feb 13, 2015)

We hope there are no superstitious people reading on this Friday the 13th.

Let’s get to it. Must Reads from the past week.

New Stroke VTE Safety Recommendations Prevent Blood Clots In Stroke Patients… 439 more words

Patient Monitoring

1 Injured After Shooting Outside Hennepin County Medical Center

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police are investigating a shooting outside Hennepin County Medical Center that left one person shot.

Minneapolis Police say the shooting happened around 12:53 p.m. 70 more words


ER Doctor: Avoid Sunday’s Bitter Cold

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Medical experts say you should stay inside instead of braving the bitterly cold weather on Sunday.

Dr. Gary Mayeux, an emergency physician at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, says you need to dress appropriately if you’re going to be outside, even for just a few minutes. 149 more words


High-Tech Birthing Center Brings Comforts Of Home To Clinic

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Mothers and newborns in the Twin Cities now have access to a new high-tech birthing center that opened Monday.

Abbott Northwestern and Children’s Hospitals and Clinics are combining forces at the Mother Baby Center. 305 more words


Switched Baby Breastfed By Wrong Mom.



A new born baby will have to undergo a year of medical tests for HIV… 545 more words


Mom Breastfeeds Wrong Baby After Mixup At Abbott

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — With a head of dark hair and bright eyes, baby Cody is the spitting image of his older brother. But the happiness that should be filling an Apple Valley family’s home is instead tempered by what happened before he even got there. 342 more words