Adverse drug events are now the fourth leading cause of death in hospitals.
It’s a reasonable bet they are an even greater cause of death in non-hospital settings where there is no one to monitor things going wrong and no one to intervene to save a life. In mental health, for instance, drug-induced problems are the leading cause of death — and these deaths happen in community rather than hospital settings.
There is also another drug crisis — we are failing to discover new drugs. [Read more...]
This image of Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Augusto Roux with Augusto as Obelix (of Asterix and Obelix fame), in the Roman Colliseum, will have to wait for a full explanation. It will make sense in Argentina and Europe but not in North America. A detailed explanation for North Americans will come next week. The posts […]
This post is by Mary Lynch – see Credentials in Cause and Effect. A neuropathic arm sounds like something terrible from an Edgar Allan Poe horror story. Anette Diamond (name changed) is a 66 year-old woman. She has approved this post. She had been living with chronic low back pain and fibromyalgia for several years […]
Frances is now in her early 70s. She had a decades long career working as a clinical research associate primarily in oncology trials, linked to cancer or medical institutes, where she often had responsibility for adverse event reporting and went through FDA audits at trial sites – the kind that haven’t happened at Ventavia sites. […]
Josef Witt-Doerring (JWD) (See Cause and Effect Credentials) interviewed Shane Cooke on January 15 2022. Josef had Shane’s ER discharge summary describing Shane’s presentation and imaging findings. He also had access to Shane’s prior medical history. Medical History Shane got sucked into the medical system in his late teenage years. Until then he had been […]
Cody’s case is the eighth in the Cause and Effect series. Cody Flint was interviewed by DH and JWD in October and November 2021, who both concur on the details below. Cody had previously filled out an intake form with the details of his history and clinical course following the vaccine and provided Primary Care […]