What is Hypoxic Brain Injury?

 

The human brain, shown in 3D human model of the head.The brain requires approximately 20% of the body’s oxygen intake
to function properly. Hypoxia occurs when the brain does not receive enough
oxygen. The low levels of oxygen limits brain activity, interrupting neurotransmitters
and electrochemical impulses. This can seriously affect the rest of the
body. Brain cells can die within five minutes. If not handled appropriately
and quickly, cerebral hypoxia can cause brain damage or death.
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4 “Never Events” That Could Give Rise to Medical Malpractice Claims

When you walk into a hospital, you expect the physicians and doctors to
be well trained and know the proper procedures. You place your trust in
them, expecting them to know how to best care for your health. Doctors
need to go through extensive schooling and training before they can help
patients.
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Resolve to Seek the Compensation You Deserve

Blue stethoscope and medical records on the table with doctor and nurse in the background.

In the blink of an eye, the New Year is here. This is usually a time for
reflection and anticipation. As we say goodbye to another year, we eagerly
welcome a new one. Most people usually take this moment to make New Year’s
resolutions to get them through the year. Unfortunately, for those who
have been injured by medical malpractice or birth injuries, they do not
have the same luxury.
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Brain Performance Institute to Open in Dallas

 

According to a brain specialist working out of Houston, our ideas about
the brain are extremely outdated. Dr. Chapman has been working with patients
suffering from cognitive injuries due to traumatic brain injury and says
the brain is one of the most misunderstood areas of our bodies. It is
true that the brain has just recently become a focus of interest for treating
many different type of ailments. For those brain injury sufferers struggling
with a TBI, a new research facility is set to open in Dallas in 2017.
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Who can be sued when a newborn suffers brain injury?

 

Following a child’s birth, friends and family will often ask if the
baby was born healthy. Most of the time, Houston-area parents can confidently
answer yes to this question. In some cases, though, babies are born via
difficult deliveries and may suffer from various health problems as a
result. Some issues may be minor, such as bruising that goes away on its
own, or they may be more severe, such as brain injuries or other forms
of trauma.
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