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FDA approved 1st hybrid closed loop system- Artificial Pancreas Device System

(Source: FDA ) There have been tremendous strides made in the research and development of an Artificial Pancreas Device System. On Septembe...

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Want advice from patient safety experts?

Here's an excellent video, courtesy of safepatientproject.org.

A couple of tips from the video:
1. You are your own best patient advocate.
2. Have a family member advocate for you, if not hire one to help.
3. Keep a log and takes notes on everything: time, date, staff names, department, medication, procedure

What do you think about their advice? Would you take notes during your hospital stay? Would you tell a provider (doctor, nurse, lab) to wash their hands if you noticed they hadn't?

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