Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Radiologist as Physician Consultant

  •  Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Radiology - Medico-Legal Article

Monitoring of High Fall Risk Patients

  •  Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Anoxic Brain Injury sustained at Nursing Home

  •  Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wound Infection leads to Amputation

  •  Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Asbestos Related Diseases

  •  Thursday, January 15, 2015

Medical-Legal Articles - Asbestos Related Diseases

California's Proposition 46 A Failed Attempt at Undoing the Original Tort Reform

  •  Friday, November 14, 2014

California Proposition 46 Facts and figures

Brain Death

  •  Monday, September 29, 2014

Brain Dealth

DILAUDID (HYDROmorphone), Opiate Nave or Opiate Tolerant?

  •  Thursday, September 4, 2014

Dilauded use and oversedation

Evidence Based Medicine

  •  Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Medical Expert Witness Article by Expert Surgeon

Neonatal Emergency

  •  Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Compartment Syndrome (Legs)

  •  Sunday, September 29, 2013

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.

Dental Injuries During Surgery

  •  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.

The Pathologic Diagnosis as an Argument

  •  Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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.

What is POLST?

  •  Tuesday, May 21, 2013

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.

Robotic Surgery - The Outcome Lies in the Hands of the Magician, Not Necessarily the Wand

  •  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

  •  Thursday, March 14, 2013

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

Assessing Malingering in the Low Functioning Claimant or Defendant

  •  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