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Aldergrove family shares Abbotsford hospital horror story

An Aldergrove family is sharing their hospital horror story with the hopes that it will bring about some change.

John Hehn died in Abbotsford Regional Hospital… 890 more words

News

Time to Treatment and Mortality during Mandated Emergency Care for Sepsis

New England Journal of Medicine May 21 2017

In 2013, New York began requiring hospitals to follow protocols for the early identification and treatment of sepsis. 61 more words

Sepsis

Do You Need to Be Scared Your Kids Are Getting Too Much Caffeine?

If you’re among the 64 percent of American adults who drinks at least one cup of coffee every morning, you may know exactly how much to drink and what time to stop drinking to avoid any unpleasant caffeine side effects such as jitters and insomnia. 880 more words

General Health

Trauma Care: Things You Need But Didn’t Know You Needed

Think about some things you didn’t know you needed … or hoped you’d never need … until you do. A fire extinguisher. A clone of your toddler’s stuffed animal; the one that you lost on vacation and she can’t sleep without. 659 more words

General Health

Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States

By Ariana Eunjung Cha May 3, 2016

These common medical errors are major killers

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A new study by patient safety researchers shows common medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer. 923 more words

Ashley's Voice

How “13 Reasons Why” Can Be a Lesson for All Ages

The controversial Netflix series about a teenage girl’s suicide, “13 Reasons Why,” has kids and parents everywhere talking. In our previous blog, Five Opportunities and Insights from “13 Reasons Why,” 606 more words

General Health

Ultrasound for children with broken arms: Accurate, faster, less painful than X-rays

Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) assessment of distal forearm injuries in children is accurate, timely, and associated with low levels of pain and high caregiver satisfaction | ScienceDaily… 83 more words

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