medical malpractice


New superbug infection identified in Houston

Researchers were surprised by abundant new Klebsiella pneumoniae strain at Houston Methodist Hospital system.

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Surgical checklists increase patient safety

A recent study shows that hospitals using operating room checklists have lower post-surgical death rates

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Six signs that a sick person may have sepsis

In the United States, over 750,000 people are diagnosed with sepsis each year

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Epidural steroid injections come with life-changing risks

If the surgeon injects too deep or in the wrong place, it can cause paralysis or death

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How to find a good nursing home or rehab facility in Texas

As of 5/11/17, in Houston alone, 47 facilities had state agency ratings of 13 to 50, on a scale of 100

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What you need to know about brain aneurysms

Know the symptoms of brain aneurysm to help prevent life-threatening misdiagnosis

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Finding the cause of seizures can mean the difference between life and death

Tips to make sure that your doctor does not use dangerous shortcuts when assessing seizures and other general signs and symptoms

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OB/GYN leaves labor & delivery room, causing brain damage in baby

Doctor falsifies medical records after the fact to say that mom would not consent to C-Section

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Is care from a nurse practitioner as safe as care from a doctor?

When something goes wrong, everyone wants a doctor in the room

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Risks of after-surgery rehab care at a rehabilitation hospital

Studies show that going home from the hospital and getting outpatient rehab has benefits

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