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Monthly Archives: September 2021

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Signs Of Chemotherapy Overdose

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Chemotherapy is somewhat unique in the medical world in the sense that it is a kind of poison that damages cells in the human body; of course, this is the whole point when Florida health care providers implement chemo in connection with treating cancer. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL explain that… Read More »

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Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

After suffering injuries due to negligence by a health care provider, it is normal to feel angry, confused, and violated. Retaining a skilled legal professional to pursue your remedies under Florida medical malpractice laws, may be a step in the right direction. Once you start your search for a lawyer, you may soon realize… Read More »

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Shocking Statistics On EHRs And Failure To Detect Medication Errors

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Adoption of electronic health records (EHR) systems across the US has delivered numerous benefits related to ease-of-use and convenience, but these solutions have fallen short in one key area: The promise to significantly reduce medication errors. United Press International (UPI) reported some disturbing statistics indicating that EHRs fail to detect up to 1 of… Read More »

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Types Of Intubation Errors By Florida Health Care Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Any time you undergo elective surgery or an emergency procedure, you can expect that health care providers will provide some sort of ventilation assistance while you are under the effects of anesthesia. WebMD describes the process of intubation, the insertion of a long tube into the trachea. The other end of the tube is… Read More »

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Troubling Statistics On Bed Sores In Florida Hospitals

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Bed sores are extremely painful, gaping open wounds that develop when a patient remains in the same position for too long, leading to pressure on the skin. Also referred to as pressure sores, pressure ulcers, or decubitus ulcers, these injuries are so easily prevented that they are referred to as “never” events in the… Read More »

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Common Heart Attack Errors By Florida Physicians

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Coronary heart disease remains the top cause of death in the US according to the American Heart Association (AHA), taking the lives of almost 366,000 individuals every year. However, additional statistics reveal that deaths from heart attack are not the only concern. AHA researchers estimate that around 605,000 people every year will experience their… Read More »

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FAQs About Florida Wrongful Death Claims For Sepsis Shock

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anytime someone passes away in a non-emergency hospital setting while under close observation of health care providers, there will be questions about how such a tragedy could happen. You might be surprised to learn that the source of these fatalities is often infection, specifically sepsis and septic shock. If you lost a loved one… Read More »

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