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Though most patients never meet their anesthesiologists, these doctors are responsible for monitoring patients during surgery and errors may occur.
Often preventable, injury to the baby occurs due to failure to recognize fetal distress or trauma during delivery which can have devastating results.
Resulting from lack of oxygen to the brain, this type of injury has life-long consequences requiring costly therapies.
Injury to the nerves in the neck affecting movement of the arm and hand caused by severe stretching or pulling during vaginal delivery.
The destruction of brain cells due to decreased oxygenation, inadequate cerebral blood flow, hemorrhage, clotting or direct physical trauma.
When malpractice is suspected I must use my medical skills to link the acts/omissions of the provider with the wrongful death.
Often the result of charting errors or miscommunication, I rely on my pharmacological knowledge to determine what occurred that caused injury.
Delay in Diagnosis:
Certain cancers have poor prognoses no matter when detected, yet others (breast, colon) can be successfully treated if diagnosed properly.
Emergency Room Errors:
Having practiced emergency medicine for ten years, I have seen how prolonged wait times and over-crowding can have devastating results.
Though interpretation errors do occur, more often harm is caused by miscommunication of vital radiological results to the primary care provider.
Performed in doctors' offices without anesthesiologists on hand, injuries may occur due to the inability to properly deal with complications.
Gastric Bypass Surgery:
Bypassing a major portion of the stomach, patients must be followed for signs of bleeding, clots and bowel obstruction.
Nursing Home Negligence:
Elder abuse is a particularly troubling form of negligence, thus recovery is available for emotional distress even after death.
Turning Off Life Support:
Beyond the ethical issues involved in termination of care, there are legal and financial implications that must be considered.
Vaginal Birth After Cesarean:
Though safe in 95% of cases, complications may become catastrophic if the facility is unable to transform from vaginal to cesarean delivery.
The Fetal Monitor Strip:
A critical part of the medical record, I personally analyze each strip for early signs of distress that when ignored result in major injuries.
A drug commonly used to induce labor it may compound problems in difficult deliveries if administered inappropriately causing injury to the newborn.
A catastrophic injury to the brain which occurs when doctors fail to recognize elevated bilirubin in the newborn.
An easily treated infection, meningitis may result in a devastating injury if there is delay in diagnosis or proper treatment.
A procedure used following acute ischemic injury to slow brain metabolism and prevent permanent neurological injury.