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Simple practices can prevent infections in hospitals

19
September
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York residents who are headed to the hospital may be interested to learn that about 5 percent of all patients hospitalized in the U.S. acquire an infection in the hospital. It costs the healthcare system billions of dollars a year. Infections at the site of surgery and ventilator-associated pneumonia are among the most frequent […]

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Five patients may have been exposed to fatal brain disease

16
September
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York residents may be interested to learn about a disease that could be affecting east coast hospitals. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health believes that five people were potentially exposed to a fatal brain disease known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. The possible exposure happened after all five of the patients underwent surgery with medical equipment […]

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NFL kickers file for workers’ comp

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

New York football fans may not realize the risks that kickers and punters take on the field. The players may be at risk to sustain brain injuries, according to claims by NFL kickers and punters in another state. In California alone, there have been almost 3,500 head trauma claims filed by California football players. About […]

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Woman needs more surgery after surgery on wrong leg

20
August
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

A patient recently woke from surgery only to discover her surgeon had operated on the wrong leg. He also operated on the correct leg. However, he didn’t explain he only did so after a nurse anesthesiologist caught the error when the wrong-site surgery was underway. Most hospitals across the country, including those in New York, […]

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Hospital initiates reforms after woman’s death

06
August
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

One New York hospital has reformed their practices after a woman died due to medical negligence. According to the report, it was discovered in 2010 by doctors that the woman had an abnormal lung nodule. She was not informed of the discovery. Within two years, she had lung cancer that spread to other internal organs. She […]

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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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Victims of medical malpractice not protected in New York

27
June
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

New York hospitals have ranked 32nd on patient safety, with many of the state’s hospitals falling below the national average for the safety of its patients. According to the report, a number of out-of-date laws make the problems worse as individuals who are injured or die due to medical errors prohibit many of the patients or their […]

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