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Compartment syndrome (CS) is a bonafide medical emergency that requires rapid intervention. A delay in diagnosis is potentially devastating to a doctor in a medical malpractice or personal injury lawsuit.
- Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Every time a patient undergoes general anesthesia, there is risk to the teeth–most commonly during intubation. Several devices to minimize dental injury have been developed that also help avoid medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits.
If in a medical-legal case, the truth of a pathologic diagnosis is in question, early consultation with a qualified expert pathologist will help greatly in deposing an opposing pathologist in medical malpractice and personal injury lawsuits.
POLST stands for Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment that stipulates portable orders for resuscitation, relative aggressiveness of treatment and/or artificial nutrition for patients with serious illness contemplating end of life care.
- Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The Da Vinci Robot by Intuitive Surgical performs operations in a field hospital by a surgeon at a remote site. The FDA is currently assessing whether complications associated with use of the DaVinci system are within the norm and are relevant to medic
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is part of a larger group of pain disorders called complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) or causalgia. Although the causes of RSD, hyperalgesia and allodynia are not known, failure to promptly diagnose and initiate tr
- Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Malingering has been found to occur at nearly a 40% rate in the medical-legal arena. Neuropsychologists must assess whether the subject has willfully lowered performance or created symptoms to secure damage awards in medical malpractice and personal in