Safety and Health Reporter

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, ...
Prostate Surgery May Not Be the Answer
In a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine it was reported that prostate surgery to treat early prostate cancer did not in any significant way reduce deaths over a 10 year period.  The study was funded by the federal government and consisted of a ...
So You Want to Know Where Our Laws Come From II
In continuing on with the theme of where our laws come from, the Magna Carta was entered into between King John and the English noblemen in 1215 A.D. at a field in England known as Runnymede.  The thrust of the Magna Carta is that the government is subject to the laws that are enacted.  ...
So You Want to Know Where Our Laws Come From
Where Our Laws Come From Although this blog is written by a personal injury lawyer, it deals with a number of legal issues and therefore it may be of some interest to take a look at the question of where our laws come from and how they have evolved.  That is not an ...
The Robotic Surgeon-Robots in the Operating Room
More and more hospitals are opting for the robotic surgeon for the purpose of performing certain types of surgery. The robots are expected to cut down on the error rate and occurrences of medical malpractice.  Typically, these robots are now used only in minimally invasive surgeries as opposed to the large ...
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