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Learn more about the many efforts of the Kolsby Gordon team through our personal blogs covering the civil justice system, current events and much more.

DONALD TRUMP AND THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM

December 16, 2016

Sorry to disappoint but this is not another blog bashing Donald Trump. God knows there are plenty of such blogs on the internet. Rather it is my intention to identify an observation about the President’s Elect’s modus operandi that, perhaps, those on the far left and the far right can agree upon and how it […]

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MEDICATION ERRORS INVOLVING STUDENTS IN HOSPITALS

June 27, 2016

Nursing, Medical, Pharmacy and other Students work in hospitals. This is necessary because the students must have hands on experience participating in actual patient care. When these students participate in the preparation and administration of medication, they can become involved in medication errors. Often, errors are reported that also mention the “instructor.” An instructor as […]

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THE INCREASING PROBLEM OF “WRONG PATIENT” INSULIN PEN INJECTIONS

October 2, 2015

Thousands of patients in the United States have received injections from potentially contaminated insulin pens, typically involving the sharing of a patient’s previously used insulin pen device. A variety of insulin pen devices are currently available in the United States. Insulin pens were originally developed to help patients at home with accurate and easy administration […]

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THE DANGERS OF ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS

July 10, 2015

Oral anticoagulants, medications to keep the blood from clotting, have been identified as one of the drugs that most commonly are involved in a medication error. The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) considers oral anticoagulants “high-alert medications”, as they have a heightened risk of harm to the patient, if a mistake is made. In a retrospective, […]

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And You Thought That Hospital Food Only Tasted Bad

June 15, 2015

You or your loved one is in the hospital, and there is all the usual concerns-will a surgical procedure go well? Will the treatment work? Will this medicine cure my problem? Perhaps you never thought to worry about the question “is the food that has just been delivered on my hospital tray going to cause […]

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