OPEN PRACTICE AREAS
May 2014

According to a recent report issued by the federal Department of Health and Human Services, hospitals are generally moving toward greater awareness and practice of patient safety. The report specifically mentions that the number of medication errors, infections and patient injuries decreased 9 percent between 2010 and 2012. That may not sound like a lot,

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Making mistakes and learning from them is a natural part of life, as everybody knows. In the field of health care, mistakes are certainly made and providers do hopefully learn from them. That being said, some mistakes can be costly for the patients who are affected by them, and patients deserve to be informed of

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Cesarean section, as readers know, is a method of childbirth typically used when having a vaginal delivery would put the life of the mother or child at risk. In some cases, women voluntarily choose cesarean section delivery, for various reasons. Choosing to have an unnecessary C-section does come with risks, though. Whenever a pregnant woman

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