Nursing Home Injuries – Inadequate Staffing

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The most frequent cause of nursing home injuries seen in my practice is the lack of adequate staffing.  Inadequate staff leads directly to lack of and poor quality of patient care.  Commonly seen injuries as a result of inadequate nursing home staff include: patient falls; dehydration; infections; bedsores; and malnutrition.  The U.S. government inspects and… Read more »

Medical Malpractice – Pregnancy Induced Hypertension

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Pregnancy Induced Hypertension (PIH) is a condition that arises in one of fourteen women who become pregnancy.  PIH is also commonly referred to a preeclampsia or toxemia of pregnancy.  The symptoms of PIH are high blood pressure, sudden or rapid weight gain, protein in the urine, and swelling of the hands, feet, or face.  During… Read more »

The Dangers of Zithromax

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Zithromax, also known as Z-Pak or Z-max, is an antibiotic sold by Pfizer.  The drug was introduced in 1991 and has become one of the best-selling antibiotics in the U.S.  Zithromax is frequently prescribed because it can be used for short periods (1, 3, or 5 days).  It is also a popular antibiotic that can… Read more »