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December 2017 Archives

Distraction is a problem for drivers of all ages, but particularly for teens

Authorities say that road accidents are the primary cause of death among teenagers in the United States. And while distraction can cause even the most experienced drivers to lose control of their vehicles, the risk is even higher when an inexperienced teenager is behind the wheel.

Treating burn injuries post crash can be costly

As any car accident victim can attest to, being in a car crash is a traumatizing experience that leaves physical and emotional scars. Physical scars are often the result of burns sustained in the crash and serve as a constant reminder of the accident. Even if the crash didn't result in a fire, people often are burned from exposure to the road or by coming into contact with heated objects.

How common is cancer misdiagnosis?

When someone receives a diagnosis of cancer, they can probably see the rest of their life flashing before their eyes. However, not all cancers are equal and, if diagnosed correctly, on time and medical treatments are pursued accurately, then Louisiana residents diagnosed with cancer have a chance to not only survive but also thrive. But this all centers around a correct diagnosis and correct treatment plan.

Act against nursing home abuse

As mentioned previously on this blog, doctors and medical professionals must conform to a standard of care when caring for their patients, whether they visit them in the hospital or at a nursing home. When the care being provided falls below this standard, it can result in injuries or abuse and, when that happens, it might be possible to hold them accountable for their negligence.

Louisiana nursing home suspected of abuse

As our parents grow older, we would like to provide them with the best quality of care as possible and ensure all their needs are met. For many, this means placing them in a nursing home with the facilities required to cater to their illnesses and injuries. This may be a difficult decision to make, but at the end of the day if the nursing home can adequately take care of an elderly person, then the decision is often the correct one.

Questions about Zofran keep coming up for pregnant women

Hyperemesis gravidarum, also known as severe vomiting during pregnancy, can be a real pain. Most women expect some form of morning sickness while pregnant, but for others the problem is so severe that they turn to their doctors for help. Doctors and pharmaceutical companies have been promoting the off-label use of an anti-nausea drug called Zofran.

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