patient safety


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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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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FDA warns that anesthesia can cause child brain damage

Six tips for lowering anesthesia risk in children

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Why do healthy people get cancer?

Research shows the importance of cancer screening for all adults. Our lawyers handle missed and delayed cancer diagnosis cases.

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Do alternatives to knee surgery make sense?

Studies show that physical therapy may help, but injections probably do not

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When you sign a medical consent form, does it excuse the doctor's negligence or mistakes?

A patient can never give consent or permission for negligent health care

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Three documents that you should have in place today, and certainly before you go into a hospital

Protect yourself and your family from unnecessary risk in case you are incapacitated

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