2013 07 Archives

The dangers of unsafe injection practices

25
July
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York residents who undergo medical treatment that involves regular injections may be alarmed to hear about how easily infections can be spread by unsafe injection practices and how many people these medical errors can affect. A 2008 outbreak of hepatitis C in Las Vegas was traced to a contaminated syringe, and in 2001, a nurse […]

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“Never events” in hospitals more common than thought

18
July
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York residents may be surprised to discover that surgical errors and negligence are far more common than most people believe. While many individuals assume that hospitals have practices in place to prevent medical errors, a number of life threatening mistakes are made in health care facilities across the country. One particular type of error, called […]

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Report on emergency gallbladder surgery

10
July
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

A recently released study of almost 600 gallbladder surgeries has shown several findings related to emergency gallbladder surgeries in New York and across the nation. Data showed that 22 patients suffered from almost three-dozen complications. An emergency gallbladder surgery is riskier than a planned surgery, and 18 of those complications were after emergency surgery. More […]

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New device reduces risk of birth injury during C-sections

08
July
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York parents who are awaiting the arrival of a child may be interested to hear that a new device is being used by some doctors to reduce delivery complications during C-sections. The device, called C SAFE, uses a dull piece of plastic to make the initial incision. The device also has a blade that faces away […]

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