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January 2017 Archives

Cervical cancer death rates higher than previously thought

Montana residents may be interested to learn that cervical cancer is a bigger problem than had been previously thought. Researchers conducted a study on cervical cancer death rates that they say has more accurate figures than prior studies. The difference is that this study did not include data for women who had undergone hysterectomies.

RNs better than LPNs in nursing home medication reconciliation

Registered nurses may be better prepared than licensed practical nurses to perform medication reconciliation in nursing homes, according to a 2015 study. The findings could help improve nursing home patient safety in Montana and nationwide.

What legal limits apply to Montana medical malpractice cases?

Even though Doctors go through extensive training and education, we are all human and make mistakes. According to the U.S. Department of Health Patient Safety Network a serious error, or “never event,” can include wrong-site surgery, medication mistakes and post-surgery missteps.


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