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Medical Misdiagnosis Causes Nearly 800,000 Deaths and Disabilities Annually

The first step to properly treat a medical condition is to diagnose it correctly. Doctors need to identify the type of illness a patient has so that they can prescribe the right medication, perform the right surgery, or take whatever measures are needed to help the patient recover. Unfortunately, when doctors do not follow established...

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How Premature Delivery Complications Can Lead To Birth Injuries

Medical professionals need to follow standards of care during preterm labor and delivery. While the average length of a pregnancy is 40 weeks, some babies are born sooner or later — and in some cases, significantly earlier. Preterm birth or preterm delivery is defined as a birth that occurs before 37 weeks have been completed. Premature...

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Birth Injuries Involving Twins & Multiple Births

Make sure you know your rights if one of your children has a birth injury. With the rise of assisted reproductive technology and an increase in the number of women having babies later in life, it's no surprise that twins, triplets, and even higher order multiple births are becoming more common. While pregnancies involving multiples...

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How Can a Spinal Cord Injury Affect a Newborn?

Understanding the causes, types, symptoms, and consequences of SCI in newborns Spinal cord injuries during birth can have lifelong consequences for infants, and unfortunately, many of these injuries can be prevented. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals are often responsible for birth injuries, due to medical negligence and errors. In these cases, it is crucial for parents to...

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Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits: Understanding Your Legal Rights

Families impacted by cerebral palsy should know their options There is no doubt that healthcare professionals play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of patients. Unfortunately, however, medical malpractice can happen, and when it does, it can have devastating consequences. One such condition that may result from medical malpractice is cerebral palsy, a neurological...

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10 Leading Causes of Maternal Death

Breaking down the tragic reality of maternal deaths in the U.S. According to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an alarming 20 out of 100,000 women die annually due to complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. These devastating incidents, known as maternal deaths, often result from medical negligence and malpractice. It is...

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When Do Maternal Deaths From Sepsis Occur?

Sepsis is a serious complication that can lead to death if not treated promptly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), maternal sepsis is a leading cause of fatalities among pregnant women worldwide, resulting in 261,000 deaths annually. As noted by the Sepsis Alliance, recent data from the U.S. reveals that 23%...

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Medical Study Says Progress Against Stillbirth Deaths Has Stalled In Recent Years

Despite advances in medical science in recent decades, the overall stillbirth infant death rate in the United States remains relatively high, according to a recent medical study as reported by HealthDay News. "Our findings illustrate that past progress has now been offset by these newly identified risks," said study lead author Cande Ananth, chief of...

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Study: Over 80% of Maternal Deaths are Preventable

The United States has a maternal mortality crisis. Giving birth in America is far more dangerous than in other high-income countries. As of 2020, the maternal mortality rate in the United States was almost 24 deaths per 100,000 live births, more than triple the rate in any other developed country. While childbirth is never completely...

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