10 top patient safety, infection control stories in February 

A Tennessee nurse indicted on a reckless homicide charge after a fatal medication error captured readers' attention the most in February.

Here are the 10 most-read stories from Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control for the month, beginning with the most popular:

1. Former Vanderbilt nurse indicted on reckless homicide charge after fatal medication error

2. Safeguards 'overridden' in Vanderbilt nurse's medication error that led to patient's death, prosecutors say

3. Most new nurses work 12-hour shifts, some have second jobs

4. ANA on nurse's reckless homicide charge: Criminalizing medical errors may deter future reporting

5. CDC: US measles cases already surpass 2016, 2017 totals

6. Johns Hopkins All Children's has 3 weeks to correct safety lapses or lose Medicare funding

7. Former Vanderbilt nurse pleads not guilty to reckless homicide in fatal medication error

8. Mount Carmel could lose Medicare funding amid patient deaths investigation

9. No action taken against license of ex-Vanderbilt nurse linked to fatal medication error

10. 50 states ranked by amount of NPs

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