Women who deliver babies via C-sections are likely to have many concerns
about recovery after the operation. A Cesarean section is a major surgery
that requires the coordinated efforts of skilled doctors and nurses in
the operating room. While most C-sections result in healthy babies and
tired yet happy mothers, sometimes medical mistakes occur that end in
worsened medical conditions or tragic deaths.
Continue reading Wrongful Death Suit Filed Against Texas Medical Center
As most Texas women who have given birth can likely attest, pregnancy can
be a difficult and draining experience. Particularly during a pregnant
woman’s first trimester, morning sickness and the accompanying nausea
can be severe. Some women may take medication for this condition in order
to keep it under control and go about their daily lives. However, some
medications may carry the threat of adverse effects on developing fetuses.
Continue reading Can a Common Anti-Nausea Drug Cause Serious Injury?
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
Houston women who are expecting an addition to their family typically entrust
their doctors with major decisions related to the impending birth. One
such decision is whether a woman will give birth via cesarean section
or vaginally. In the past, it was often assumed that once a woman had
a C-section, all subsequent births would need to be C-sections as well.
However, a new analysis shows that this may not be the case.
Continue reading Post-Cesarean Vaginal Deliveries Focus of New Study
Medical malpractice can take a variety of forms, but the most devastating
is when malpractice results in a fatal accident or worsening of a patient’s
condition. Since patients usually have a high level of trust in their
doctors, malpractice can be shocking as well as damaging. The physical
and emotional damages from a malpractice incident can be extensive, even
more so when the malpractice leads to an untimely death.
Continue reading Misdiagnosis or mismanagement can result in wrongful death
Any type of physician error or nursing negligence can have harrowing effects
on a Houston hospital patient. During labor and delivery, however, a doctor
error can affect a baby’s life even before the child is born. In particular,
brain injuries may be caused by a type of serious labor complication known as birth asphyxia.
Fortunately, some treatments are available, although each case is unique
and the condition can still result in severe injuries or, in some cases,
premature death of a newborn.
Continue reading Can birth asphyxia brain injury be treated?