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Speak Up: Reduce Your Risk of Falling

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Each year, millions of people are injured by falls. People at risk of falling include hospital patients, nursing home residents and those who are recovering from an illness or injury at home.

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07/27/2010
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Speak Up: Behavioral Health Care

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, health care executives, nurses and many health care technicians. Health care organizations all across the country are working to make health care safe.

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02/25/2010
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Speak Up: Laboratory

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, health care executives, nurses and many health care technicians. Health care organizations all across the country are working to make health care safe.

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02/25/2010
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Speak Up: Ambulatory Care

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, health care executives, nurses and many health care technicians. Health care organizations all across the country are working to make health care safe.

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02/25/2010
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Office of Minority Health Advisory Committee on Minority Health submitted report to Secretary Sebelius, July 2009

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Office of Minority Health Advisory Committee on Minority Health submitted report to Secretary Sebelius, July 2009 - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, ...

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09/25/2009
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Speak Up: Ambulatory Care (Spanish)

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Everyone has a role in making health care safe. That includes doctors, Nurses and other health care professionals. Health care organizations allacross the country are working to make health care ...

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07/14/2009
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Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information

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Patient 101: How to Find Reliable Health Information

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04/12/2008
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Speak Up: Understanding Your Doctors and Other Caregivers

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It can be difficult to understand what your doctors and other caregivers are telling you about your care and treatment. This brochure has questions and answers to help you understand caregivers.

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04/02/2008
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Speak Up: Help Prevent Medical Test Mistakes

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Medical tests and laboratory tests are important aids for doctors. However, sometimes the wrong test is ordered. Or the test results can be misunderstood.

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04/01/2008
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Speak Up: What You Should Know about Research Studies

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Medical research helps improve the quality of life for people around the world. Research studies test new medicines, treatments, devices and equipment.

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04/01/2008
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Speak Up: Help Avoid Mistakes With Your Medicines

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Medicine mistakes happen every day—at the doctor’s office or hospital, even at home. You can get the wrong medicine. Or, you can be given the wrong amount of medicine.

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04/01/2008
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Speak Up: My Medication List Wallet Card - Expanded

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List all of your prescription medicines,over-the-counter medicines (for example, aspirin) vitamins, herbs diet supplements, natural remedies, amount of alcohol you drink each day or week, ...

Related Items: General Public , Medication Errors , Patient Education , Speak Up

02/07/2007

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