Low Speed Car Accidents

Posted on November 27, 2017 in Auto Accident by

In the 1990s, a leading auto insurer established a protocol which correlates the amount of damage a vehicle suffered in a crash to the extent of injuries suffered by the passengers inside. The minor impact soft tissue (MIST) protocol is used by claims adjusters to deny claims for significant personal […]

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Penicillin Allergies Increase Risk of Surgical Site Infections

Posted on November 21, 2017 in Hospital Acquired Infections by

Surgical incision infections account for almost half of all hospital infections, and recent data from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) suggests patients with penicillin allergies are even more likely to develop such an infection. Surgical infections, with an average treatment cost of $25,000, can lead to major health complications and sometimes […]

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