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What Can and Can’t Urgent Care Do?  

Urgent care can be an excellent medical resource within communities. They fill a number of gaps that primary doctors and emergency rooms aren't always able to fill. However, it's important to understand what you should - and shouldn't - use urgent care facilities for, and when it's important to go to the emergency room.  Depending [...]

By | December 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Triage Techniques In An Emergency Department  

An emergency department can be a chaotic place, especially on busy nights. One of the ways that staff brings order to all of this chaos is through triage. So what is triage? Essentially, it's the framework by which emergency room staff prioritize patients and decide on care. An improper triage can lead to negative outcomes [...]

By | November 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Triage Techniques In An Emergency Department  

What You Should Know About Organ Donation  

Are you an organ donor? It's a common question, one you've probably heard when getting your driver's license. Becoming an organ donor is easy, but what is organ donation really, and how does it help people? Here's what you should know. What Is Organ Donation? Organ donation involves harvesting all or part of an organ [...]

By | October 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Organ Donation  

How Exercising and Losing Weight Can Help Obese People With Hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common medical condition characterized by the increase in the pressure against the inner walls of the arteries as blood moves through them. Obesity, another common but serious condition, has been shown to increase the risk of developing hypertension significantly. How does obesity cause hypertension and how can weight [...]

By | September 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Exercising and Losing Weight Can Help Obese People With Hypertension

What Is A Medical Expert Witness?  

Expert witnesses are a pivotal asset for plaintiffs filing a lawsuit against someone else, particularly in the case of medical malpractice. If you were injured and are filing a lawsuit against a negligent doctor or someone else, expert testimony can strengthen your case exponentially. Here is what you need to know about what a medical [...]

By | August 1st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on What Is A Medical Expert Witness?  

Questions You Should Be Asking Your Primary Care Doctor  

A primary care doctor is your partner in health. It’s important to have clear communication to ensure that you’re in the best health. Whether you’re seeing your primary care doctor for the first or 10th time, there are some questions you should ask to get the most out of your appointment. Although simple, the following [...]

By | July 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Questions You Should Be Asking Your Primary Care Doctor  

Medical Malpractice In the Emergency Room  

A hospital emergency room can be a crowded and chaotic place. However, that’s no excuse for a medical error to occur to you. It’s important to note that an emergency room can be one of the most challenging settings for physicians. Medical malpractice law may even allow doctors more leeway in these circumstances, but that [...]

By | June 4th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice In the Emergency Room  

How To Talk To My Attorney About Working With A Medical Expert Witness  

When you’re filing a medical malpractice suit, you need to work closely with your attorney in finding a medical expert witness. It’s important that your attorney finds the right medical expert witness for your case, and that this person is properly vetted. The bottom line is that your medical witness is a critical component to [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How To Talk To My Attorney About Working With A Medical Expert Witness  

Your Guide to Infant Immunization

Vaccinations immunize humans against harmful infectious diseases such as polio, diphtheria, and measles. The terms "vaccination" and "immunization" essentially mean the same thing. Being vaccinated or immunized indicates you have been given a substance containing killed or weakened versions of pathogens that cause a particular disease. These elements and other microorganisms contained in a vaccine [...]

By | April 10th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Your Guide to Infant Immunization

Signs of Malpractice in Nursing Homes

The decision to put your elderly loved one in a nursing home is a challenging one, and it can be made worse when your loved one is neglected or harmed due to medical malpractice. Nursing home abuse and neglect are all too common throughout the U.S. since most nursing facilities are overbooked and understaffed. Be [...]

By | March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Signs of Malpractice in Nursing Homes