Maternal Symphysiotomy

Maternal Symphysiotomy Maternal Symphysiotomy: Breaking connective tissues between maternal pubes bones to widen the birth canal | What is Symphysiotomy?

Maternal Symphysiotomy: A shoulder dystocia management procedure, Maternal Symphysiotomy involves breaking connective tissues between maternal pubes bones. This widens the birth canal, allowing the infant to pass through. It is only used for extreme shoulder dystocia cases.


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What Does “Informed Consent” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?
29 mar
What Does “Informed Consent” in Relation to Medical Malpractice Mean?

“Informed consent” in relation to medical malpractice means doctors must tell patients about the risks of a medical procedure. For instance, if a patient is undergoing surgery to correct their eyesight, the doctor must discuss the potential complications of such a procedure with the patient beforehand. If the doctor fails to get informed consent and

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How Can Cancer Be Misdiagnosed By Your Doctor?
27 aug
How Can Cancer Be Misdiagnosed By Your Doctor?

A cancer diagnosis ranks among the most feared pieces of news a person can receive. Unfortunately, more than a million Americans receive such news every year. In 2016 alone, more than 1.6 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer, and an estimated 600,000 died from the disease. In a twist of irony, given how a cancer

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Pennsylvania Man Awarded $4 Million in Malpractice Case
01 oct
Pennsylvania Man Awarded $4 Million in Malpractice Case

A four-day medical malpractice trial in Pennsylvania concluded with the jury awarding a man from Hatsboro, Pennsylvania $4 million. The man had brought the case against his physician when he received nerve damage from a procedure performed in his physician’s office. The decision is unique in that it is the first medical malpractice verdict in

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Jury Finds Woman’s Brain Damage Caused by Doctors’ Negligence; Awards Family $45,822,677
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Jury Finds Woman’s Brain Damage Caused by Doctors’ Negligence; Awards Family $45,822,677

On August 22, 2009, Shannon Trabue’s water broke and she was rushed to the Atlanta Women’s Specialists LLC, a Georgia hospital, to deliver her baby. After the successful cesarean section birth of a little girl, Trabue’s doctors found a spike in her blood pressure. Three days later, still under the care of obstetricians Stanley R.

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