When you go to a doctor’s office, outpatient clinic or hospital, you take it for granted that not only are you going to receive quality care from a medical professional, but also that they equipment on which they rely to provide this quality care will be both safe and functional. While it’s true that certain…

Types Of Medical Malpractice: Doctor negligence Hospital negligence Nursing negligence Surgical errors/injuries Nursing home abuse Pharmaceutical litigation Vaccine litigation Dental malpractice Failure to diagnose Birth injuries, including cerebral palsy Cancer misdiagnosis Medication errors

  Medical malpractice, also known as medical negligence, occurs when a health care provider violates the prevailing standard of care while treating a patient, which results in an injury. Health care providers are broadly defined and may include doctors, nurses, hospitals, counselors, psychologists, psychotherapists, physical therapists, emergency transport personnel and others. At Dawson & Albritton,…

What can be done to help diagnose sepsis? If sepsis is suspected, physicians will typically perform a host of tests in order to verify that this is indeed the proper diagnosis and identify the source of the underlying infection. First and foremost, blood samples will likely be drawn from two or more sites, and tested…