MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

MRSA Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus MRSA Definition: an infection caused by the staph bacteria that normally safely reside on the surface of human skin | What Does MRSA Stand For?

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus): Also known as “mercer.” This is an infection caused by the staph bacteria that normally safely reside on the surface of human skin. A minor opening in the skin can allow the staph bacteria to enter the body, causing an infection. It is commonly contracted in hospitals, even through basic procedures such as catheter insertion.

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Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Surgical Errors?
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Can Patients Sue For Injuries From Surgical Errors?

Despite many protocols and requirements that hospitals are setting in order to avoid surgical mistakes, doctors and surgeons are still performing an alarming number of errors in the operating room. In the case of surgical negligence, the responsible party largely depends on who the surgeon is employed by and whether or not the error was

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What Are Some of the Common Allegations in Malpractice Cases Involving Surgery?

More medical malpractice claims arise from surgical procedures than from any other medical field. While any number of things can go wrong during complex medical procedures, there are some common allegations in malpractice cases involving surgery. If you believe you were the victim of medical malpractice, an attorney from Newsome Melton can help. We can determine if

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Two Families File Malpractice Lawsuits Against Washington State Midwife
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Two Families File Malpractice Lawsuits Against Washington State Midwife

Last month, two separate Washington State families filed malpractice lawsuits against Laura Hamilton, who each had hired as their midwife. According to the lawsuit filed by Kylie Frost and Zachariah Sprague, the alleged negligence of Hamilton led to the death of their child. The second family, Scott and Seng Hamilton, who are distant cousins of

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Michigan Nursing Home Death Raises Questions About Gross Negligence
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The Special Focus Facilities List is a national registry of nursing homes that are considered to be problem facilities that require monitoring for poor and negligent treatment. The list was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and as of 2010, there were at least 126 nursing homes nationwide that qualified for this negative

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