Tag: Brain Injuries

Dangers of Concussions in Youth Sports

Youth sports are an integral part of many children’s lives, providing them with physical activity, teamwork, and valuable life lessons. However, a growing concern in the world of youth sports is the risk of concussions. These traumatic brain injuries, often underestimated, can have profound and lasting effects on young athletes.

Spinal Cord Injuries Due To Medical Malpractice

If the signs and symptoms of spinal cord compression are not timely diagnosed and treated, conditions like an infectious abscess or hematoma can compress and starve parts of the spinal cord from oxygen-rich blood. This compression can cause permanent loss of spinal cord function.

Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries

In medical malpractice cases, permanent injury to the brain and spinal cord are often traced to one or a combination of three causes: compression due to swelling or pressure, lack of oxygen-rich blood to the brain or spinal cord (anoxia), and/or bleeding and hematomas.

Pediatric Medication Errors

How much do you trust your doctor’s prescriptions? A lot? Great, that is ideal. Now – how much do you trust his handwriting? How much

Should Your Doctor Have Performed a C-Section?

Modern medicine has given doctors the gift and the curse of having to decide on a method of delivery in childbirth. Today, cesarean section births are carefully orchestrated procedures where a physician delivers a baby surgically via incisions in a mother’s abdomen and uterus. But for most of human history, the decision to opt for a c-section over a vaginal birth was a necessary last-ditch effort to prevent the death of a mother in labor. Before antiseptics, antibiotics, anesthesia, and midwifery became common in American hospitals, the risks of complications from c-section surgery far outweighed the benefits in all but the most urgent cases.

6 Steps to Take After You’ve Been In A Car Accident

Every 4 Seconds There’s a Car Accident in Pennsylvania. This means that you have a 1 in 41 chance of being involved in a car accident – and you need to be prepared for what to do when a car crash happens.
Follow these 6 steps after your car accident, and you will significantly improve your chances of a positive recovery.

Negligent Resuscitation of a Newborn

An infant’s entrance into the world is a challenging time. Going from intrauterine to extrauterine life results in many physiological changes; the lungs take over

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