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Carbuncles CarbuncleDefinition: Boils that form within an infected hair follicle | What is a Carbuncle?

Carbuncles: Boils that form within an infected hair follicle. The infection must be treated quickly. Otherwise, pus pockets of dead skin cells, blood cells, and liquids can form beneath the skin. This allows the infection to spread and will gradually make the patient more ill.

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How Can Opioid Addiction Be Prevented?
28 mar
How Can Opioid Addiction Be Prevented?

There are several ways opioid addiction can be prevented. Doctors, pharmacists, and patients all have roles to play. Following prescription guidelines and helping patients understand opioid risks and instructions are ways that healthcare professionals can help patients avoid addiction and substance abuse. Patients should follow directions and take precautions to prevent opioid addiction. How Doctors

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What Happens If The Brain Stem Is Damaged During Surgery?
21 feb
What Happens If The Brain Stem Is Damaged During Surgery?

A medical error during surgery can lead to brain stem damage. When that happens, the patient may develop a host of complications. Perhaps the most severe is locked-in syndrome, an extreme form of paralysis in which a person loses the ability to move every voluntary muscle in the body except the ones controlling eye movement.

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Carbuncles - News Articles

Maryland Physician Appealing Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Decision
01 oct
Maryland Physician Appealing Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Decision

On September 12, 2008, Arvia Johnson filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Dr. H. Jeffrey Schwartz in Maryland, contending that the physician had committed negligence in an outpatient colonoscopy surgery. After a 5-day trial, the jury ruled in Johnson’s favor and he was awarded a settlement of $23,791.19 for his medical costs, as well as

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$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld
24 may
$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld

In 2007, Rebecca Gapinski brought her husband, Daniel Gapinski, into OSF St. Francis Medical Center located in Peoria, Illinois for surgery. His doctors had identified a growth in his brain and they needed to evaluate the tissue for cancer. Dr. Neena Gujrati, the attending pathologist who analyzed the specimens, reported that the growth was a

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