Antibiotics have become a major cause of concern in the public health community over the past several years. Misused or overused antibiotics have repeatedly led to the creation of so-called bacterial superbugs that become immune to frontline antibiotics.
Residents of Illinois may be shocked to hear that 9 percent of nursing homes in the state are cited for errors relating to medication. This can come as bad news for those who have loved ones in nursing care facilities. In fact, a recent news investigation of public records has uncovered some disturbing revelations regarding medication errors occurring in nursing homes throughout Illinois.