New Study Reveals Common Types of Medical Malpractice Misdiagnoses

A new study by the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a data analytics business (CRICO Strategies) based in Boston analyzed the main causes of medical diagnostic errors. The study focused on three severe medical illnesses- cancers, infections, and vascular events (heart attacks and strokes). The researchers studied the top five conditions that…

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When Dentists Are Negligent, You Pay the Price

Nobody enjoys trips to the dentist. However, we need qualified and caring medical professionals who place importance on taking care of our teeth and gums. Without them we could not chew our food, be confident in our smiles, or even speak clearly. Something we need to be more concerned with is whether the dentist we…

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New Inventions Aimed at Helping Doctors and Patients

Time Magazine recently reported on some new technology that is aimed at helping reduce medical errors and help patients get healthy. Some of the new medical software and hardware include the following: An operating room black box. A Canadian surgeon has developed an OR Black Box, which uses video, audio, the patient’s vital signs, and…

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Failure to Diagnose and Treat Cancer

Conditions and illnesses that are not diagnosed in a timely manner are one of the leading causes of medical malpractice. If a person doesn’t receive a proper diagnosis in time, they could die from a preventable illness. Alternatively, delays in treatment could mean a patient may not make a complete recovery. Whenever there is a…

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Why Is Placental Abruption So Dangerous?

The placenta grows in the mother’s uterus during pregnancy. The placenta sends oxygen and nutrients to the baby during the growth of the fetus. The placenta is attached to the uterine wall. The baby is attached to placenta through the umbilical cord. A placenta abruption is the separation of the placenta from the uterus before…

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