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January 2017 Archives

The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

coffin.jpgAccording to recent patient-safety researchers, medical errors that occur in hospitals and other medical care facilities are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. With about 251,000 deaths each year, and around 700 each day in the U.S., medical errors account for approximately 10 percent of all fatalities.

Medical Malpractice: Who Is At Fault?

medical operating room.jpgThe hospital admitted your child for a simple tonsillectomy. The procedure went well and you expected to be able to bring your child home in the next day or two. But things started to go wrong. Your child's heart rate dipped and she went into cardiac arrest and suffered a severe lack of oxygen to the brain.

The Risks and Dangers of Transvaginal Mesh

Transvaginal mesh used to treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) or Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) can cause serious complications and adverse events for patients. First approved for use by the FDA in 1996, the serious complications and injuries caused by transvaginal mesh erosion prompted the FDA to issue strong warnings advising against its usage in 2008.

When Colonoscopies Dig Too Deep

stethoscope.jpgIt is not uncommon for patients undergoing colonoscopies to suffer adverse events or effects from the procedure. Each year, more than 14 million people are screened for colon cancer, and more than 5 million colonoscopy procedures are performed in the United States alone. These procedures can result in perforated colons, poisoning, kidney damage, and missed diagnoses. Nationwide it is estimated that up to 2.5% of patients undergoing a colonoscopy will experience an adverse event during or as a result of the procedure.