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EMTALA: Its Application to Newborn Infants by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am I wrote a short article for the American Bar Association Health Law Section's Litigation and Risk Management Interest Group. It was published in the March 2008 ABA Health eSource, available here . In this article, titled EMTALA: Its Application to Newborn Infants, I review the Preston v. Meriter case in which a hospital unilaterally r ... Read on »
THE THRESHOLD FOR PERMISSIBLE WITHDRAWAL OF LIFE SUPPORT FROM DISABLED NEWBORN INFANTS by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 02 Oct 2010 4:28pm Oxford NICU physician and ethicist Dominic Wilkinson has a new article forthcoming in the American Journal of Bioethics later this Fall:  A LIFE WORTH GIVING? THE THRESHOLD FOR PERMISSIBLE WITHDRAWAL OF LIFE SUPPORT FROM DISABLED NEWBORN INFANTS.  Here is the abstract:  When is it permissible to allow a newborn infant to die on the ba ... Read on »
Treating jaundice in newborn babies by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 7:35am This article describes the tests and treatments for jaundiceA term used to describe a yellow tinge to the skin and a yellowing of the whites of the eyes. It is caused by a build up of bilirubin in the blood. in babies. This will be of interest to anyone whose infant has prolonged jaundice o ... Read on »
Mission Hospital in Orange County Fined $50,000 For Giving Newborn Baby Morphine–Lawsuit Filed By Parents by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 3:50pm The morphine was prescribed for the mother and by mistake the drug was given to the newborn baby.  This is an odd one as I think it’s very rare that a newborn would be given morphine but it must have been busy on the floor that day.  According to the article the baby was given the shot while being held by the mother. The corrective action ... Read on »
Beginnings Baby, First All-White Newborn Baby Apparel by pehpot Posted Mon 23 Apr 2012 5:10am When I first learned I’ll be having a baby, I am so excited to start shopping for baby clothes. Being a first time mom, I had to ask my mother for some advice when it comes to shopping for baby clothes. The first thing she said is buy white baby clothing. WHITE? why not blue if it is a baby boy or pink and yellow if it is a girl? My mom pointed ... Read on »
Garden Grove Woman Arraigned for Kidnapping Newborn Baby From Garden Grove Hospital–Appears She May Have Tried It Before A by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Aug 2012 11:23am As the story evolves here the Anaheim police department has also shared the fact that the same woman was reported earlier this year at another hospital in scrubs and entered the room of a patient at Western Medical Center, same thing carrying a tote bag.  It sounds like the first attempt was thwarted when the mother reported it to the hospital ... Read on »
Low vitamin D levels in newborn babies increase risk of lung infections by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 29 Dec 2010 12:00am MassGeneral.org - The vitamin D levels of newborn babies appear to predict their risk of respiratory infections during infancy and the occurrence of wheezing during early childhood, but not the risk of developing asthma. Results of a study in t ... Read on »
Newborn Baby Tests Positive for Meth, Nurse Then Tells Mother She’s Calling Child Services, Never Looked at Medical Record by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 04 Feb 2013 8:47pm Now if this doesn’t beat all as we spend time talking about how medical records save time and issues like this one happening.  The mother then remembered her delivery and getting a shot and asked the nurse if that is why the baby had meth in it’s urine.  They had to get a caseworker and another supervisor involved to straighten this out.  This ... Read on »
Laugh and Learn :: About Newborn Baby Care by ExoticMommie C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:00pm Hello all, it has been a long time coming but I am back with my next review from the Laugh and Learn DVD Collection. I just had my baby about a month and a half ago. She came earlier then planned. So she was pretty small at birth. About now she is the size of a brand new, newborn (does that make sense). So this video was again timed perfectly ... Read on »
5 Tips On Looking After Newborn Babies by just 4 families Patient Expert Posted Sun 22 Aug 2010 8:45pm by guest writer Alfred Lancer Caring for your Baby is certainly one of the most important things you need to consider once you became a new parent. There are many things you need to take into account in order to make sure that your baby gets all the attention. 1. Make sure that you feed your baby right Deciding on whether you should ... Read on »