In today's world, we expect that a healthy college student will overcome just about any virus or infection with the help of modern medicine. However, it sometimes takes more than a hospital to help a patient survive. When a deadly bacteria outbreak occurs, it requires the public to be informed so people and health care professionals can be on the lookout for symptoms.
A man is living in chronic pain and limited mobility after a New York hospital made a serious error.
Hospitals remain hazardous to your health. Consumer Reports found that 27 of the 28 teaching hospitals in the New York City region scored below the national average. It was thought that teaching hospitals would be the best place for treatment. Hospitals scoring poorly were Kings County Hospital; Bronx Lebanon; Jacobi Medical Center; Harlem Hospital. The areas covered by the survey included readmissions, complications, infections, communications and overuse of CT scans.