Category: Failure to Diagnose


Though birthing classes are not mandatory, many parents choose to attend them, hoping to be as prepared as possible for the event. Learning breathing exercises and other skills that might help minimize pain (as much as it can be minimized) can provide expectant mothers and fathers with a greater sense

Retained Products of Conception (RPOC) are remnants of the placenta and other tissue which can remain in the uterus postpartum. Doctors should carefully monitor for signs of RPOC, as this condition leaves the mother particularly vulnerable to developing sepsis. One of the most common, and dangerous, signs of RPOC is

A study presented in the December 2017 edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlights a potential breakthrough treatment for sepsis. Sepsis, which affects hundreds of thousands of Americans each year, and which is fatal in one-third of emergent cases where prompt treatment does not take place, is

Some degree of physical disability is to be expected when a person experiences a stroke. Strokes occur when blood flow is restricted to an area of the brain, either from a clot or from a brain bleed, resulting in the death of brain cells. Whatever functions these cells perform must

September is sepsis awareness month. Sepsis remains an under-recognized killer of Americans, so setting aside time each year to work to make people aware of the signs and symptoms of sepsis is a worthy goal. Without a push to remind people of these types of devastating illnesses, too many of

A greatest fear for many parents is for something terrible to happen to their children. There are so many things that can go wrong, it can be difficult not to dwell on all the awful events that could seriously injure or even kill children. No matter how healthy a child

A study performed at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and published in a recent issue of Global Advances in Health and Medicine City, offers exciting news for people suffering from Scoliosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that affects millions of people in the

Deep Vein Thrombosis is only now starting to get the attention it deserves, despite the fact that it has been killing and debilitating hundreds of thousands for years. When the medical community ignores terrible illnesses the priority shifts for how to profit from them. Now, with enough expensive treatments on

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