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When large lab errors don’t cause bad patient outcomes

In the Milan conference, the preferred specification is the effect of assay error on patient outcomes. This seems reasonable enough but consider the following two cases. 150 more words

Medical Error

Malaysian Jungle Madness

The Cameron Highlands in Malaysia is full of Jungle Treks, rolling hills and Tea Plantations.

Its a chance to escape the heat of the summer and see a different aspect of this amazing country. 577 more words


March 23rd National Near Miss Day

There are a lot of near misses in life, planes taking off and landing, cars going through an intersection, almost marrying the wrong person. I am not playing down all those things, in their own way they can be catastrophic.  286 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Going the Right Way?

When you’re barreling down the freeway, lickety-split, at 80 miles per hour (yes, that’s the speed limit on most of the interstates in Idaho) and you see this through your windshield… 75 more words


Unseen Hand

I was driving home from my writer’s group. It was after dark on a Sunday evening so tragic was light. At the place where the highways split, I found myself sharing a lane with a green sedan on my right, who clearly intended, against all better judgement, to jog left two lanes to continue North instead of exiting westbound like myself. 268 more words

Waxing Philosophical

Caught on Camera: Out-of-control boulder nearly crushes driver in Taiwan

Shocking dash cam footage out of Taiwan captured the moment a massive hunk of rock fell onto a highway – missing a speeding car by just inches. 223 more words


Kesalahan-kesalahan dalam Berkendara Bersama Anak: Sepeda Motor

Sayang anak sayang anak! Kalau satu persatu orangtua ditanyain apakah sayang sama anaknya atau enggak, pastilah semua bakalan jawab sayang kan.. Tapi banyak yang gak nyadar, perilakunya sehari-hari justru membahayakan nyawa si anak. 1,624 more words

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