The medical malpractice lawsuit claims an Army hospital made several errors during gastric bypass surgery, resulting in paralysis and eventual death.
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The rate of hospital errors and adverse events dropping suggests that many hospital complications are preventable, federal researchers said.
The more patients an anesthesiologist has to treat at once, the higher the risk of surgical complications and death, researchers found
Unexpected Medical Problems Among Hospitalized Patients Decreased Significantly Over the Last 10 Years: Study
Despite the improvements, researchers say hospitals still have much to do to prevent unexpected medical problems and improve patient safety.
Both male and female patients fared better during and after surgery when operated on by female surgeons, the data indicates.
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A federal judge has ordered Bard hernia mesh settlement negotiations to begin early next month, with the hopes of reaching a global resolution to the claims by late May.
A court-appointed mediator will update a U.S. District Judge on the status of Philips CPAP settlement negotiations for personal injury claims on Friday.
The U.S. JPML has ordered reservoir defect claims to be included in the Bard PowerPort lawsuit multidistrict litigation, over the manufacturers' objections.