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Colonoscopy Errors

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Many people dread undergoing a colonoscopy. Used to examine the interior of the intestine, a colonoscopy involves inserting a tube with a small camera into the bowel. The doctor looks for signs of cancer or precancerous polyps and can remove any tissue that looks suspicious. A doctor can also diagnose other bowel diseases during… Read More »

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Hospital Associated Infections

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.7 million people will contract an infection while in the hospital or another health care facility. Around 90,000 of these people will die. But even those who survive can suffer terribly, being forced to miss work and incurring additional medical expenses to treat their… Read More »

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New Report Highlights Inappropriate Dementia Therapies

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A new report published in a top neurology journal highlights a disturbing trend of people with Parkinson’s disease receiving inappropriate therapies for dementia. The report, titled “Patterns of Dementia Treatment and Frank Prescribing Errors in Older Adults with Parkinson Disease,” pointed out that those living in the South and Midwest were more likely to… Read More »

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Anesthesia Errors

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Anesthesia is a critical component of modern surgery. After a patient receives general anesthesia, surgeons can operate on unconscious patients who do not feel pain. However, thousands of people are injured each year unnecessarily because of anesthesia errors. If you have been injured—or if a loved one has died—then you might receive compensation. Because… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice: Failure to Obtain Informed Consent

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Informed consent is a cornerstone of ethical medicine. If patients are not notified about possible complications or of the limitations of a procedure, then they cannot intelligently make medical decisions for themselves. For this reason, Florida has passed a Medical Consent Law which governs what information must be given. Because informed consent is so… Read More »

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Common Surgical Errors

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Each year, thousands of people die because of surgical errors, and many more are injured. Surgery always carries with it risks, especially when patients are older. However, according to researchers, errors in the operating room cause more than 4,000 preventable deaths. Below are some of the most common mistakes made. Wrong-site Surgery You might… Read More »

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Suing Your Dentist for Malpractice

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There are thousands of dentists in Florida who fix cavities and correct other dental problems. Ideally, you will leave the office feeling great about your smile and dental health. But what happens if the dentist causes more harm than they correct? Fortunately, you might be able to sue an incompetent dentist and hold them… Read More »

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Florida Lawmakers Can’t See Eye to Eye on the Role of Optometrists: Here Is What Patients Can Do to Protect Themselves from Malpractice

By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A. |

A midwife can manage your care during pregnancy and assist with an uncomplicated birth, but she cannot perform a C-section. A physical therapist can recommend exercises to help you recover from a knee injury, but he cannot perform a knee replacement surgery. In other words, many of the healthcare professionals who help us stay… Read More »

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Wilson’s Temperature Syndrome: The Rise and Fall of a Floridian Health Fad

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In 1988, Lois Flurkey died from a heart attack at the age of 50. She had been under the care of E. Denis Wilson of Longwood, Florida, a doctor at a weight loss clinic. After her death, Flurkey’s daughters filed a medical malpractice complaint. The case eventually settled out of court for $275,000, without… Read More »

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