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Diagnosing and treating pulmonary embolism during pregnancy

Deep vein thrombosis is the most common cause of pulmonary embolism

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Surgeon's diagnostic shortcut leaves patient with permanent below-the-waist numbness, loss of bowel and bladder control

When a surgeon settles for a best guess rather that doing a differential diagnosis workup, it exposes the patient to unnecessary risk

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Journal article: Start making stroke treatment decisions in the ambulance

Making hospitals tPA-capable was the first big step in stroke treatment, identifying hospitals that can perform thrombectomy surgery is the next one

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Study shows that injuries to mothers during labor & delivery are on the rise

Delayed recognition of problems during labor can lead to avoidable injuries

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New guideline for treating pediatric mild traumatic brain injuries

Between 2005-2009, there were over 2 million ER visits for pediatric patients with mild traumatic brain injuries

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Pulmonary effusion, thoracentesis, collapsed lung, and medical malpractice

Patient at Cypress, Texas violently coughs up blood after simple procedure, goes into respiratory distress, dies

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Medical malpractice/wrongful death lawsuit: Plaintiff alleges that surgeon and anesthesiologist at Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital injure patient, cause death

38-year-old educator recently died as a result of her injuries

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Wisdom tooth extraction, negligence, and dental malpractice

Pulling wisdom teeth improperly can cause nerve damage

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Myocarditis symptoms, misdiagnosis, and medical malpractice

Myocarditis is a dangerous condition that impacts heart pumping and rhythm

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Tools to help you plan ahead before a doctor's visit

Make sure your physician has all of the information necessary for safe health care

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