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May 2019 Archives

Medication reconciliation training reduces med list oversights

Patients in Kentucky can be seriously impacted by prescribing or medication list errors. This is one of the reasons why a group of physician assistant student researchers has developed a new patient medication interview process. It's meant to serve as part of a medication reconciliation training program for medical record technicians.

Speeding: still a leading cause of car accidents

As you know, there are speed limits for a reason. Speeding can significantly increase the chance of car accident and the likelihood that any injuries or damage will be serious. With the prevalence of distracted driving and the known dangers of drunk driving, it's easy to overlook how speed plays a role in many grave or fatal accidents in Kentucky. 

Sport coupes, subcompact cars among deadliest on road

With the addition of automatic braking systems, airbags and crash avoidance technology, car manufacturers are making cars safer than ever before. Unfortunately, over 37,000 people in Kentucky and across the United States died in 2017 as a result of a car accident. When looking for a new vehicle, shoppers are taking note of technology advancements that can help reduce these statistics.

Preventing construction falls and injuries from falling objects

Wherever there is a construction site with elevated surfaces, there is the danger of workers falling and those below being struck by falling equipment and other objects. Falling objects are the third leading cause of death in the construction industry, according to OSHA, and they resulted in 45,940 injuries in 2017. That came to 5.2% of all workplace injuries throughout Kentucky and across the U.S.

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