Category: Anesthesia Errors

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Leading Types of Preoperative Failures

NJ Preoperative Mistakes and Improper Care Lawyers Before any scheduled surgery date, there is a period of preoperative preparation. Preparation time for surgery is critical for hospital or surgical center staff to ensure your physical and mental state is ready for the planned operation or procedure. Each person’s case is different, so preparation may differ […]

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Most Common Brain Injuries from Medical Malpractice

What are the Top Forms of Brain Injury Caused by Medical Negligence? Brain injuries, whether traumatic or acquired, affect people of all ages, from newborns to senior adults. For example, newborns may suffer hypoxia during labor when the umbilical cord becomes compressed, resulting in brain damage. Likewise, young children can fall and fracture their skull […]

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The Connection between Aspiration and Malpractice

Does Aspiration Automatically Mean Medical Negligence Occurred? A prevalent, yet extremely hazardous medical event known as aspiration occurs when solids or liquids inadvertently enter the air passages and into the lungs. Aspiration can be dangerous, leading to severe illness and permanent lung damage, even death. Children and adults can aspirate food particles and other items, […]

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NJ Medical Malpractice Victim with Cognitive Impairments will Testify in Retrial

Cognitive impairments can be a devastating result of medical malpractice for victims young and old. While the potential causes of damage to one’s cognitive abilities are highly variable, one source of the damage is mistakes by a surgeon or an anesthesiologist. Proper administration and monitoring while under anesthesia is absolutely essential to prevent serious harm […]

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Ongoing Debate over Anesthesia for Pediatric Patients

The medical community is engaged in an ongoing debate about the benefits and risks associated with use of anesthesia among pediatric patients under age 3. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about the potential dangers of anesthesia and sedatives on children’s brains, a significant question has been raised about the possibility of […]

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New Study Reveals Anesthesiologists are Under-reporting Medical Errors

A new study examining the incidence of medical error reporting among anesthesiologists has revealed that these doctors are significantly under-reporting medication errors, although an estimated 10 percent of reported medication errors result in patient harm. The aforementioned study was led by Mark S. Hausman, MD, assistant professor of anesthesiology at the University of Michigan Medical School and […]

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