Safety and Health Reporter

Stroke Treatment
A brain stroke involves the blockage or rupture of a blood vessel in the brain.  It can produce brain cell death.The first line of stroke treatment is the use of the clot busting stroke drug known as tPA reports medical malpractice attorney Brien Roche.  Other treatment modes that are available consist ...
Surgical Mesh
The insertion of surgical mesh to deal with certain gynecological problems has become more and more popular with surgeons.  Surgical mesh is most often used in instances where there is pelvic organ bulging or what is called prolapse into the vaginal area.  It is caused by stretched or ...
Interventional Radiology
Interventional radiology has always been part of the cancer treatment regimen.  It is becoming a more important player, particularly in terms of dealing with cancers involving the liver, gall bladder and pancreas and certain tumors in regards to the lungs, bones and kidneys.  The role of the interventional radiologist ...
Nursing Home Abuse:Pressure Sores Preventable
Pressure Sores May Be A Form Of Nursing Home Abuse Pressure sores preventable:  They are a bugaboo for any nursing home and can be deadly for the patient.They are sometimes called pressure sores or pressure ulcers or just bed sores and many people see them as a form of nursing home abuse.  Typically, ...
Unnecessary Treatment Imaging
Unnecessary treatment and imaging: Just as doctors sometimes recommend unnecessary surgeries many other treatment modes that are recommended by physicians are frequently unnecessary and in that sense may constitute medical malpractice. Probably the most glaring of these is the use of antibiotics for sinus congestion.  In most instances sinus congestion is ...
Your Senses Are Wonderful Things
Your senses: We take for granted the five senses that allow us to make our way through life.  Sight may be the dearest of those senses although that is subject to question.  Many people do not appreciate the sensitivity of the human eye.  It can actually spot the light of ...
Water Breaks
Medical Malpractice: Induce Birth After Water Break? The traditional notion has been over the years that when a woman's water breaks during pregnancy then it is time to deliver.  If the pregnancy is in fact at term, most obstetricians will typically recommend induction of labor if it has not already begun.  Induction ...
Wrongful Death:The Grieving Process Must Follow Its Own Course
Grieving Is An Important Component Of A Wrongful Death Action The loss of a loved one is difficult for anyone to bear.  That grieving becomes especially difficult when the loved one is a child. Every wrongful death attorney is sensitive to this. In interacting with someone who has experienced this loss ...
Medical Malpractice Attorney Addresses The Increasing Role of Dietetic Professionals in Health Care
Part of the reason that our health care system is so expensive and, according to some dietetic professionals, actually "broken" is because the system is focused on dealing with symptoms as opposed to dealing more with preventive maintenance. That preventive maintenance comes principally in the form of diet control ...
Cerebral Palsy, a Non-Specific Term That Covers a Variety of Injuries to the Central Nervous System
Cerebral palsy traditionally has been considered to be a product of oxygen deprivation during the birthing process.  We now know that the term "cerebral palsy" is not limited simply to injuries flowing from the birthing process.  It may well be that the injury began in utero, ...
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