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Infections

Unveiling the devastating impact of chorioamnionitis on newborns

Unveiling the devastating impact of chorioamnionitis on newborns

The dangerous effects of maternal infection and delayed treatment on babies' health and well-being are striking.

Sometimes a post-operative infection involves medical malpractice

Sometimes a post-operative infection involves medical malpractice

In most cases, timing of diagnosis and treatment is the key

ER nurse practitioner discharges patient with undiagnosed spinal epidural abscess

ER nurse practitioner discharges patient with undiagnosed spinal epidural abscess

This type of abscess is dangerous and potentially lethal with delayed diagnosis and treatment

Professional tennis player, former Olympian dies of sepsis

Professional tennis player, former Olympian dies of sepsis

Jury gives wife $3 million verdict in medical malpractice case

Texas trauma surgeons lose at trial with the "blame the patient" defense

Texas trauma surgeons lose at trial with the "blame the patient" defense

Jury sided with plaintiff who alleged trauma surgeons didn't order antibiotics despite contaminated deep laceration from hand to shoulder

Bariatric surgery malpractice can leave patients with permanent colostomy

Bariatric surgery malpractice can leave patients with permanent colostomy

Post-operative care is crucial to diagnose and correct surgical complications

Post-operative infections, sepsis can trigger a stroke

Unrecognized bowel perforations during abdominal surgery can lead to deadly complications when not timely diagnosed and surgically repaired

Respiratory distress shouldn't be downplayed or ignored in the hospital

Respiratory distress shouldn't be downplayed or ignored in the hospital

There are many potential underlying causes of respiratory distress

Houston court of appeals dismisses Pseudomonas infant death case

Houston court of appeals dismisses Pseudomonas infant death case

Texas tort reform requirements require attentive experts and experienced medical malpractice attorneys

Herpes simplex virus encephalitis treatment and medical malpractice

Herpes simplex virus encephalitis treatment and medical malpractice

Amarillo Court of Appeals opinion discusses standard of care for HSVE diagnosis and treatment