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Monthly Archives: June 2020

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New Study Finds That Emergency Rooms Are Dangerously Underdiagnosing Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Kiselica Law Firm |

A new study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine has revealed that emergency rooms are regularly underdiagnosing mild traumatic brain injuries (which are often synonymous with concussions) to the detriment of patients, who are, as a result, failing to receive proper treatment. Unfortunately, these injuries can lead to chronic neuropsychological symptoms (also known as… Read More »

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It Is Time to Start Doing Better in Our Hospitals

By Kiselica Law Firm |

As recently pointed out by the New York Times, medicine, with its many life-saving accomplishments, can also cause harm.  While the first and most important principle in medicine is to do no harm, this has been a challenge with the current pandemic, which has forced hospitals around the country, including here in Rhode Island,… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That Electronic Health Record Systems in Hospitals Are Missing More Than 30 Percent of All Drug Errors

By Kiselica Law Firm |

Doctors in the United States make approximately 1.25 million medication errors every year, which includes administering combined drugs that, together, result in harm to patients, as well as providing drugs in dangerous dosages. According to the Institute of Medicine, this kills up to 9,000 Americans each year. Virtually all hospitals now rely on electronic… Read More »

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits Linked to The Pandemic Begin, Warning Facilities Still Failing to Take Precautions

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The fallout from employers, hospitals, and other businesses not doing enough to protect employees from the catastrophic injuries associated with the coronavirus has already begun, with several now being sued for wrongful death claims as a result. This not only includes companies that operate nursing homes and which are now being accused of lacking… Read More »

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