The job of medical care providers in the Emergency Department is to evaluate and a patient's medical condition correctly and decide on the best treatment. If there is an emergency condition, it must be diagnosed as quickly as possible so that the proper care for the emergency can quickly be instituted. Proper Emergency Department practice may be . . .
If your baby suffered a lack of oxygen to the brain during pregnancy or delivery it may have been a result of medical malpractice. It may have been a result of the failure of the doctors, nurses or midwives to recognize a problem during pregnancy or during labor and delivery that caused the problem. Make the right call, (718) 993-9999, and speak . . .
During the pregnancy or prenatal period and during labor and delivery, a baby's well being must be closely monitored for any signs of problems and distress such hypoxia, anoxia, or lack of oxygen. Doctors have a wide variety of tools available to them to diagnose fetal distress and problems, including the use of ultrasound, stress tests, . . .
During pregnancy, labor, birth and newborn periods, both the mother and the baby need to be constantly monitored for dangerous conditions and fetal distress. When they are not, devastating results such as cerebral palsy, nerve damage, brain damage, or death can occur. Cerebral Palsy is always caused by damage to a baby's developing brain, . . .
Hearing the words "you have breast cancer" is probably a woman's worst nightmare. It's easy to think of worst case scenarios but the fact is the American Cancer Society reports that there are more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. Early Detection and Diagnosis The key to fighting cancer is early detection and breast . . .
Few situations are more distressing than the neglect or abuse of someone who is helpless. Nursing home residents are fragile, often unable to communicate and hidden away from the eyes of the world. They may also be the victims of neglect or abuse at the hands of those trusted with their care. Federal and state laws are designed to protect our . . .