Patient Abandonment Cases: What You Need To Know

Patient abandonment is a serious, yet often overlooked, form of medical malpractice. Generally, patient abandonment occurs when a physician terminates medical treatment without a justifiable excuse or reasonable notice so that the patient can find a replacement physician. Most studies on…

Anatomy of a Fall: A Nurse’s Perspective

The prevalence of falls among the elderly represents a major public health problem.  According to The Joint Commission, a non-profit organization that accredits healthcare facilities and programs, falls resulting in serious injury are among the top ten unanticipated events reported…