Carbuncles

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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Can A Medical Mistake Lead To A Brain Stem Stroke?
21 feb
Can A Medical Mistake Lead To A Brain Stem Stroke?

While a medical error can cause a brain stem stroke, most result from clots or hemorrhages. However, even if a brain stem stroke happens because of an unavoidable medical issue, a treating physician still has a duty of care to make a prompt and accurate diagnosis and to respond with the proper treatment. A doctor

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What Does “Contributory Negligence” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?
29 mar
What Does “Contributory Negligence” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?

“Contributory” or “comparative” negligence in relation to medical malpractice means a claimant contributed to their own harm, and cannot obtain full compensation from the other party. This legal standard bars claimants from recovering full compensation if they were partially at fault for the damages they incurred. In medical malpractice cases, contributory negligence can prevent patients from recovering

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Carbuncles - News Articles

20 mar
New York Doctor Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit with 250+ Patients for $45 Million

Bernard Puiatti, Pam Bisaccia, Constance Nenni, and more than 250 other former patients of Dr. Spyros Panos, settled their vast medical malpractice lawsuit against him for $45 million. Spyros was released from prison one year ago this month, after serving less than three years of a four-and-a-half-year sentence for health care fraud. The U.S. government

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Phoenix VA Facility Declared Negligent; Cooper Awarded $2.57 Million
30 mar
Phoenix VA Facility Declared Negligent; Cooper Awarded $2.57 Million

During Steven Harold Cooper’s prostate exam at Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in December 2011, the nurse who administered the assessment found irregularities. But according to a malpractice lawsuit the nurse failed to order more testing or recommend a specialist. This alleged failure delayed Cooper’s diagnosis by almost a year and, by that time,

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