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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medication Errors on Tuesday, September 04, 2018.

Patients in New York and throughout the country could be exposed to a wide range of medication errors. These mistakes could result in a worsened condition or other negative consequences. However, not all types of errors are accounted for unless there is an adverse event. For instance, many medical offices and hospitals use electronic health records. One problem that can occur is ordering medication for the wrong person.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Failure to Diagnose on Friday, August 31, 2018.

Some older people in New York who are in the early stages of age-related macular degeneration may not be properly diagnosed. A study by researchers at the University of Alabama, Birmingham that was published in "JAMA Ophthalmology" found that one quarter of patients who had signs of the condition were not diagnosed.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medication Errors on Friday, August 31, 2018.

The National Pharmacy Association has released its quarterly report on patient safety errors among community pharmacists. The three-month period between April and June 2018 has seen a startling 64 percent increase in the number of such errors compared to the previous quarter. Patients in New York will want to know what some of the factors are.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Surgical Errors on Wednesday, August 22, 2018.

New York readers know that all surgeries come with risks. Unfortunately, one of those risks can be the surgeon who performs the procedure. For example, an Iowa woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a South Dakota doctor for allegedly removing a healthy kidney during a botched surgery.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Failure to Diagnose on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

Coverys, the provider of liability insurance for medical practitioners, has released a report that may be of interest to New York residents. After studying over 10,000 radiology-related medical liability claims filed between 2013 and 2017, researchers found that the misinterpretation of clinical tests was behind 80 percent of all diagnosis-related claims.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Failure to Diagnose on Friday, August 17, 2018.

New Yorkers who suffer brain injuries may fall into vegetative or minimally conscious states. For people who have prolonged periods of problems with consciousness, getting the proper diagnosis is vital for their chances of recovery. Now, guidelines have been released for the proper diagnosis of people who are in minimally conscious or vegetative states.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, August 16, 2018.

Statistically, not too many new parents in New York will have an infant with infantile epileptic encephalopathy (EIEE), an early childhood seizure disorder. But when children do have it, it can contribute to intellectual and developmental delays and issues with physical movements related to cognitive processing. Even when children with EIEE are on medication, frequent and debilitating seizures may still occur as much as 50 times a day. Researchers have now identified the genetic cause of this neurological disorder.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Failure to Diagnose on Thursday, August 09, 2018.

New York residents and others may have heard of something called hand, foot and mouth disease. It is an ailment that causes symptoms such as a rash, fever and blisters. It can also cause a person to feel tired for several days. While the symptoms generally go away after a few days, children can remain contagious for several weeks after this happens. Generally, the condition afflicts young children, but is possible for adults to get it too.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Hospital Negligence on Tuesday, August 07, 2018.

People in New York who have to seek medical care at the hospital may be better served by not going in the afternoon. Like in other occupations, people who work in the hospital are likely to experience fatigue and a reduction in productivity after lunch. However, when nurses and doctors experience fatigue, the outcome can be life-threatening.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Hospital Negligence on Friday, August 03, 2018.

When mothers in New York go to the hospital for childbirth, they may expect to receive exceptional care to protect their health and lives during delivery. However, the United States has the highest maternal injury and mortality rate among developed countries. Every year, around 700 mothers die in childbirth and 50,000 mothers suffer severe injuries.

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