Category Archives for "Medical Malpractice"
Anesthesia is so commonplace today, it’s hard to believe that what we now know as “modern anesthesia” has only been around since 1846, when a Boston dentist first used nitrous oxide gas to help alleviate a patient’s pain during a dental procedure. Prior to that, doctors were limited to primitive means of limiting pain, and […]Continue reading
According to researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. New York City, Every year, over 250,000 people die due to preventable medical errors, with only heart disease and cancer claiming more lives each year. This means that medical errors are deadlier than car […]Continue reading
When most people prepare to undergo surgery, they worry about things like taking time off work, having enough groceries in the house while they recover, and making sure someone is available to drive them home after their procedure. Typically, they don’t worry about waking up to discover their doctor performed surgery on the wrong body […]Continue reading