A pregnancy is supposed to be the happiest time in a couple’s lives.
They’re set to become parents and move forward into the next chapter
of their lives. Unfortunately, there are times when the mother and baby
are both at risk of potentially serious problems. It is important to understand
what complications can arise and cause serious issues during the labor
and delivery, as well as create long-term problems for the mother or baby. Continue reading What Complications Can Occur During Pregnancy?
Many individuals are victim to medical malpractice or birth injuries, but
they never do anything about it because they are not sure of what to do
it or how to do it. They simply don’t know that they have legal
options and they may have a case against the negligent party. Before you
dismiss the possibility of a claim, be sure to do your research to determine
if you have a valid case and can take legal action to seek compensation. Continue reading How to Determine If You Have a Valid Case
Many adults in Texas have likely learned the basics of CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, at some point in their lives. While not everyone may remember
exactly what to do, the basics are likely ingrained in many locals’
memories. Most Texans will probably never have to use CPR, but those who
work in healthcare have different legal responsibilities than do laypersons,
especially when it comes to initiating lifesaving measures. Continue reading Are Texas nurses required to initiate CPR?
Being pregnant with your first child can be an overwhelming experience.
Mothers-to-be and their partners often have anxiety about the impending
birth, which can be a bit intimidating even in the most highly-rated Texas
hospital. Following a normal vaginal birth, there are many precautions
that doctors, nurses and other staff must take in order to ensure that
a healthy birth translates into a healthy mother and baby. Continue reading Post-delivery nursing errors possible even after normal births
Having to be hospitalized for any reason can be a frightening experience.
A patient in a Houston medical center typically receives care from a variety
of individuals, from orderlies to renowned physicians. All of these individuals
are tasked with specific responsibilities, and if they fail to adhere
to their professional obligations, the patient can suffer. However, those
who have been victimized by nursing negligence or other forms of hospital negligence have an ally at Hampton & King.
Nurses play many important roles in labor and delivery; many families can
remember an especially helpful or kind nurse who helped make a baby’s
entrance into the world a little easier. However, just as there are many
dedicated and responsible nurses, there are also instances of nursing negligence that can harm an expecting mother or her baby. When a family has been
affected by sub-standard nursing, is it possible to file a complaint against
a nurse in Texas? Continue reading How to file a complaint with the state nursing board