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Dangers of distracted doctoring: Part 1

As more technological devices are used in hospitals, the level of patient care may go up in some cases, but in others may go markedly down. This is because more and more doctors are becoming distracted by the very devices that are supposed to be improving the practice of medicine

Dangers of distracted doctoring: Part 2

As discussed in the previous post, more and more hospitals are integrating the latest technological gadgets into their practice of medicine with the goal of improving patient care. While technology has the ability to improve patient care, it can also hurt patients if the doctors end up more focused on

What is cerebral palsy?

This blog has discussed several different birth injuries in the previous four posts as part of a five-part series on birth injuries. The previous posts discussed excessive jaundice in newborns, brachial plexus injuries, brachial palsy, shoulder dystocia, Erb’s palsy and gestational diabetes. The final post in this series will discuss

What is gestational diabetes?

This blog will discuss several birth injuries in five posts in order to shed some light on these conditions. The first post discussed excessive jaundice and kernicterus in newborns. The second and third post discussed brachial plexus injuries, brachial palsy, Erb’s palsy and shoulder dystocia. This post will discuss gestational

What is preeclampsia?: Part 1

The previous two birth injury blog posts discussed how a scientific panel studying the effects of a chemical used in manufacturing Teflon and other non-stick products by DuPont recently concluded that there is a probable link between exposure to the chemical and preeclampsia. The scientific panel was appointed as part


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