Infections

Infections & Sepsis : Delays in Antibiotics & Medical Malpractice

Shockingly, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 25 patients will acquire an infection while in the hospital. These infections can be life-threatening, especially if not identified and treated quickly. The elderly, small children, and immuno-compromised patients are especially vulnerable to infections that can quickly get into the bloodstream and cause fatal sepsis. Untreated [...]

10 Most Commonly Medical Misdiagnosed Illnesses

You would probably be very surprised to know how high your risk of a medical misdiagnosis really is. A recent study found that more than twelve million American adults may have been affected by diagnostic errors–that's one out of every twenty patients. Further, at least 50 percent of these misdiagnosis errors are potentially very harmful. Patients [...]

Health Study Report: 4,000 Surgery Errors Per Year Estimated in the United States

A recent national medical malpractice study from the safety researchers at John's Hopkins University estimate a staggering 4,000 surgery errors per year in the United States. The John's Hopkins University of Medicine released it's report in the journal "SURGERY". The John's Hopkins News & Publications release by the University on December 19, 2012, indicates that after [...]

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