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  • Veterans Center COVID-19 Deaths Bring Lawsuit
    Veterans have served to protect our country, uphold our values, and deserve our love and respect. Our older veterans are an especially vulnerable group due to the pandemic. COVID-19 has claimed over 100,000 lives of long-term care residents. What should be the time for our elderly veterans to experience peace in their last days has turned into a waiting game...
  • Chemotherapy Without Consent
    Chemotherapy Without Consent
    According to an article from MedScape, a court has ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against an oncologist who supposedly contributed to a patient’s death by administering chemotherapy without her consent. If that is true, then this could be a major medical malpractice and wrongful death case. When it comes to consent, we know that doctors and surgeons must...
  • How pharmacists and patients can reduce medication errors
    How pharmacists and patients can reduce medication errors
    Patients in Pennsylvania often turn to pharmacists to get prescriptions filled or refiled or seek advice on over-the-counter medications or supplements. Pharmacists typically take precautions to reduce errors. However, it's estimated that around 20 percent of pharmacist-related medication errors may be due to dispensing mistakes. Because pharmacists are the last line of defense when it comes to catching such oversights,...
  • PSMA PET scans may be flawed
    PSMA PET scans may be flawed
    Doctors in Pennsylvania and throughout the country may rely on PET imaging to help diagnose prostate cancer. However, some professionals are saying that it may have problems when it comes to accurately diagnosing patients. Those who are not diagnosed correctly may also experience changes in their treatment plans that may not be necessary. This is because tissue in other parts...
  • Various factors can lead to medication errors
    Various factors can lead to medication errors
    When Philadelphia patients are prescribed medication for a troubling condition, they often hope and trust that the medicine will improve their health and well-being. However, when medication errors occur, the consequences can be serious for patients. There are a range of issues that can affect the likelihood of a medication error, and medical staff can improve safety by keeping an...
  • Burnout to blame for many medical errors
    Burnout to blame for many medical errors
    Medical negligence is the third leading cause of death in the world. According to recent studies, many cases of it arise because doctors and nurses are burned out. Pennsylvania residents should know about a national survey that claims that more than half of all doctors in the U.S. are burned out. This survey, which was published in July, involved nearly...
  • U.S. has highest maternal death rate in developed world
    U.S. has highest maternal death rate in developed world
    Doctors in Pennsylvania and across the United States aren't doing enough to protect mothers during childbirth, according to a new study. In fact, researchers found that the U.S. is the most dangerous developed country for expecting mothers. Furthermore, the nation's maternal death and injury rates are getting worse. The investigation found that over 50,000 women suffer serious childbirth-related injuries each...
  • Breast cancer detection technologies improve
    Breast cancer detection technologies improve
    Breast cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers in Pennsylvania as the most common cancer among women that accounts for one-quarter of all cancer cases around the world. Early detection has made major improvements in the detection and treatment of breast cancer, and it has a survival rate higher than that of other malignancies. However, by further improving...
  • Primary myelofibrosis, Gaucher disease prone to misdiagnosis
    Primary myelofibrosis, Gaucher disease prone to misdiagnosis
    Doctors in Pennsylvania and elsewhere could have trouble distinguishing between primary myelofibrosis and Gaucher disease when diagnosing patients, according to a report. The report was published in the journal Act Haematologica. Primary myelofibrosis, or PMF, is a disease that affects the body's blood, bone marrow and liver, while Gaucher disease is an inherited disorder of the metabolism that can also...
  • Poverty and obesity linked to diagnostic delay of hip disorder
    Poverty and obesity linked to diagnostic delay of hip disorder
    Factors beyond symptoms reported by patients in Pennsylvania sometimes contribute to diagnostic delays. An analysis of 596 patients representing cases across 23 years suggested that obesity and low income impeded an accurate diagnosis of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, an adolescent problem with the hip joint. The physicians who wrote the study concluded that the hip condition had a strong association...
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