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Common Anesthesia Errors By Florida Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anesthesia enables Florida health care providers to perform surgeries and diagnostic procedures that would never even be possible without some pain management for the patient. However, in a recent study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers discovered that around 2,140 patients were affected by mistakes in administering anesthesia annually. There were… Read More »

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Spot The Signs Of Anesthesia Overdose By Florida Health Care Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Experts estimate that there are around 230 million major surgeries performed under anesthesia every year worldwide, and the vast majority of these procedures go off without a hitch. A study published by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) indicates that patients who suffer adverse complications from anesthesia could be as low as 3 percent…. Read More »

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What Compensation Is Available In A Florida Anesthesia Errors Case?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Like other US states, Florida has enacted numerous statutes that hold health care providers liable when their negligence leads to patient harm. State medical malpractice laws dictate that practitioners are required to comply with prevailing professional standards of care when treating patients, and a breach could give rise to legal action. The statute applies… Read More »

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3 Things You Did Not Know About Anesthesia Awareness

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Anesthesia is required for many different surgeries, and the vast majority of the 51 million inpatient procedures conducted in the US every year go off without a hitch. Rarely does a patient ever wake up during a procedure and it is even more uncommon for individuals to remember what transpired during a moment of… Read More »

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Is Anesthesia Aspiration a Sign of Physician Negligence?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When consulting with your health care providers about undergoing elective surgery to address a medical condition, you probably discussed the details regarding anesthesia. Though generally safe, there are always risks involved when you are unconscious and many of your body’s functions slow down. One of the most extreme dangers is the development of a… Read More »

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Tragic Consequences from Anesthesia Errors by Florida Health Care Providers

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The ability to administer anesthesia is considered one of the most powerful advancements in modern medicine, with around 40 million anesthesia procedures occurring in the US every year according to The Joint Commission. However, there are also around 1.5 million Adverse Drug Events annually – 5.3 percent of which involve harm to the patient… Read More »

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