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Medical malpractice

Patient safety in America is in bad shape

Patient safety in America is in bad shape

A 2017 study found that medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death, accounting for some 250,000 avoidable deaths each year.

Data show a big difference between hospital and office anesthesia safety

Data show a big difference between hospital and office anesthesia safety

From a medical malpractice perspective, how can patients ensure they are receiving safe and effective anesthesia care outside of a hospital setting?

How to prove a DVT/pulmonary embolism medical malpractice case in Texas

How to prove a DVT/pulmonary embolism medical malpractice case in Texas

The story of Cody: A medical malpractice case of a DVT patient who died of pulmonary embolism.

Fever during labor and delivery as a cause of brain injury

Fever during labor and delivery as a cause of brain injury

Maternal fever can cause hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy birth injury

The importance of preoperative medical evaluation: Lessons from medical malpractice cases

The importance of preoperative medical evaluation: Lessons from medical malpractice cases

Recent study calls into question value of medical clearance

Sickle cell disease: Diagnosis, treatment, and medical malpractice

Sickle cell disease: Diagnosis, treatment, and medical malpractice

Sickle cell patients are sometimes misdiagnosed, accused of seeking pain meds

Understanding advanced practice nurses and their scope of practice and accountability in Texas

Understanding advanced practice nurses and their scope of practice and accountability in Texas

Medical malpractice claims against nurse practitioners are on the rise

Medical malpractice in foot and ankle surgery: Comparing podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons

Medical malpractice in foot and ankle surgery: Comparing podiatrists and orthopedic surgeons

Minimizing medical negligence risk is a key to patient safety

Hospitals are responsible for poor communication of critical values by their labs

Hospitals are responsible for poor communication of critical values by their labs

Critical lab values may reveal a life-threatening condition

Could AI help prevent hyponatremia sodium complications after surgery?

Could AI help prevent hyponatremia sodium complications after surgery?

SIADH and hyponatremia are known post-surgical complications, but are often mismanaged