patient safety


Botched meningitis treatment leaves boy with brain injury

Meningitis requires fast treatment, but doctors and nurses repeatedly fumbled

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Medication prescription errors can cause permanent injuries or death

Practical tips that we have learned from medical malpractice lawsuits that can help keep your family safe

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New study: Three things emergency rooms can do to prevent suicide

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., but psychiatric and behavioral care in Houston is sometimes lacking

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What you should know about traumatic brain injuries and concussions

Misdiagnosis and failure to treat a traumatic brain injury is dangerous

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Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital CAPS Team & what you should know about it

Some hospitals use aggressive pressure to get parent to consent to terminating children's care

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Study: Medical errors are third leading cause of death in U.S.

Read Painter Law Firm's tips on how to minimize your risk of being harmed by medical errors

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Can money play a role in the hospital and doctor's decision to pull the plug?

Texas tort reform laws and the Advance Directives Act of 1999 work together to create frightening financial incentives

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New FDA contraindications & warnings on Tramadol & Codeine for young people

It is medical malpractice for doctors to prescribe & pharmacies to fill Tramadol & Codeine prescriptions in some situations

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FDA issues warning on gastric balloon weight-loss procedures

Gastric balloon systems have been associated with five deaths since 2016

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The importance of diet in bariatric surgery success stories

Some bariatric surgeons provide inadequate dietary counseling and support, setting up their patients for failure

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