Medical errors are now the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States – totaling more than 250,000 people annually, according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins University. Air Embolism is ranked the #2 Hospital Acquired Condition by CMS. Mortality rates for air embolism are in excess of 30%. This ebook provides useful facts, information, experiences and resources for patients and families on Air Embolism. ClearLine MD is committed to improving patient safety and preventing the avoidable clinical complications of Air Embolism.