Category: Medical Malpractice

Embryos Destroyed After Equipment Failure

Posted on April 30, 2018 in Medical Malpractice by

Recently, at a Cleveland, Ohio fertility center, a nitrogen storage tank malfunctioned, damaging more than 4,000 human eggs and embryos. Employees at University Hospitals Fertility Clinic are still trying to assess exactly what went wrong and how to avoid similar problems in the future. Understanding Cryopreservation Cryopreservation is the storage […]

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Injuries and Deaths at New Jersey Surgery Centers

Posted on April 23, 2018 in Hospital Acquired Infections by

On the surface, freestanding same-day surgical centers seem to be a more affordable and convenient alternative to hospitals for routine procedures. Cataract surgeries, colonoscopies, cosmetic procedures, and pain injections are common surgery center procedures. Many doctors refer their patients to surgery centers because they offer easy scheduling and higher reimbursements […]

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Harm of Saline in IV Bags

Posted on April 6, 2018 in Medical Malpractice by

Two U.S. studies found that the saline solution used in intravenous fluid (IV) bags may not be safe for hospitalized patients. Researchers suggest that alternative balanced intravenous fluid, comprised of saline, potassium, and other ingredients that more closely resemble plasma be used to reduce the risk of kidney damage or […]

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