Checklists could be used by staff to improve patient safety.
Safety and Error Prevention
Safety and quality initiatives don’t just impact patients and staff, but healthcare costs and reimbursements, too.
Most radiologists will make an error at some point, but maintaining transparency is vital to maintaining the patient relationship.
Risk is highest for those who performed procedures in the 1980s to the early 2000s.
Coronary CT angiography helps clinicians assess soft coronary plaque in patients with diabetes, identifying those who are at risk of cardiac disease or event.
Low levels of adiponectin before pregnancy were associated with a 5-fold increased risk of gestational diabetes. This risk was 7-fold in obese or overweight women.
The current treatment of mild gestational diabetes mellitus results in fewer cases of preeclampsia, shoulder dystocia, and macrosomia but seems to have no effect on neonatal hypoglycemia or future poor metabolic outcomes, concluded a systematic review and meta-analysis.