patient safety

  

Prenatal care, testing, and medical malpractice

When an OB/GYN group misses an important prenatal test, it can create dangerous risks to the mom and baby

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What you should know about peripheral arterial disease and revascularization surgery malpractice

12/2017 study: Peripheral endovascular revascularization has a 17.6% unplanned 30-day hospital readmission rate

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What you should know about abnormal neurological signs

When a patient is acting out of character or cannot move parts of the body, it can be an early sign of a medical emergency

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Aortic dissection is a dangerous possibility in car wrecks and even chest pain

Our aortic dissection lawyers have handled cases where delays in diagnosis and treatment caused paralysis or death

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Jaundice is easy to treat, but dangerous to ignore

Failure to treat newborn jaundice can cause permanent brain damage called kernicterus

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Plastic surgery patient paralyzed, cannot walk

Surgeons frequently minimize the serious risk of plastic or cosmetic surgical procedures

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When it comes to doctors, what you don’t know can hurt you

Federal and Texas laws keep hospital investigations of poor physician care privileged and secret

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New adult high blood pressure guidelines and what they mean for you

Under the new guidelines, nearly one-half of the U.S. adult population has hypertension

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What you should know about the special risks of robotic surgery

There have been thousands of product liability claims about the da Vinci robotic surgery system, since it was FDA-approved in 2000

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Nurse practitioner misreads genetic testing results, causing unnecessary hysterectomy and double mastectomy

When faced with a recommendation for surgery or involved treatment, it is a good idea to get a second opinion

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