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Antiseptic Can Cause Eye Injuries During Delivery

Umbilical cord infections are a serious danger for newborns. Annually, almost 3 million newborns die, and almost 1 in 8 of those deaths are due to infections. Doctors should make sure that the umbilical cord is clean and dry to promote health. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning… Continue reading Antiseptic Can Cause Eye Injuries During Delivery

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Medical Errors during COVID-19 Treatment

A doctor’s letter to the New York Times contains a startling admission: hospitals have made many errors while treating patients during the recent coronavirus pandemic. And some of the errors can cause serious injury or possibly result in death. Because doctors rarely admit that they make mistakes, this is a… Continue reading Medical Errors during COVID-19 Treatment

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Doctors and Nursing Homes Seek Immunity for COVID-19 Deaths

Florida is slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed hundreds of our fellow residents. However, one issue thrust into the spotlight is legal liability for how doctors, nursing homes, and other medical facilities have handled the crisis. The sad reality is that some deaths probably were preventable had… Continue reading Doctors and Nursing Homes Seek Immunity for COVID-19 Deaths

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What Are the Risks of a Delayed C-Section?

A Cesarean section (C-section) is a method of delivering a baby by cutting into a mother’s abdomen and uterus. Many c-sections are planned well in advance, whereas others are emergency procedures in response to a complication that arises during labor and delivery. According to statistics, about 1 in 3 babies… Continue reading What Are the Risks of a Delayed C-Section?

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Did a Loved One Die from a COVID-19 Misdiagnosis?

The novel coronavirus that has caused the COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be far more dangerous than the seasonal flu. Current estimates show that the coronavirus has a fatality rate in the United States of roughly 2-3%, which is much higher than the fatality rate for seasonal flu (which is… Continue reading Did a Loved One Die from a COVID-19 Misdiagnosis?

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What Happens when Surgical Sponges are Left Behind?

Surgeons often use sponges to keep body parts in place during an operation or to help suck up blood so that they can see what they are operating on. However, careless staff can neglect to remove a sponge once surgery is completed. This sponge, left behind, can cause problems down… Continue reading What Happens when Surgical Sponges are Left Behind?

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