What 5 things does Consumer Reports say patients should ask before EVERY test, treatment, or procedure?
Last night I got to see a presentation at the Mercer Island Public Library in Washington state. The presentation was jointly put... Read More
Tip #3 for preventing medical device injury: “Who all will be in the operating room?”
Here is Tip #3 protecting yourself from harm caused by medical devices in operating rooms. (See video below for context on what... Read More
Tip #2 for protecting yourself from harm from a medical device: Know the Learning Curve
Here is Tip #2 in for protecting yourself from the Five Dangers most people don’t know about medical devices. Today’s danger is... Read More
Tip #1 for protecting yourself from harm from a medical device: Ask MAUDE
(This is the first tip for protecting yourselves from the medical device dangers described in our recent animated “Five Dangers” video. The... Read More
Video: 5 Things to Know About Medical Devices Before Your Surgery
Here are five medical device dangers all patients should think about before their surgeries. In upcoming posts, we’ll also share five tips... Read More
What is your surgeon’s complication rate?
Information about complication rates of surgeons is only really useful to you before you have the surgery. One way to find that... Read More