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Malpractice defense: Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass and Ventral Hernia Repairs by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 5:48pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Tim ... Read on »
Home Stretch by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:13pm This week our clinical focus was Law and Ethics. Of particular interest was identifying situations that raise ethical issues, as well as resources that support nurses in executing their duties ethically. My goal lately has been to continue to improve my care planning (at the bedside, rather than on paper). In collecting all of my informa ... Read on »
Surgery and Recovery by kissmyostomy Facebook Posted Fri 02 Nov 2012 12:00am Its been a couple of weeks and quite a bit has happened since my last post. Unfortunately I've been in a great deal of pain and discomfort and really have not felt up to sitting at the computer to write until now. Today marks two weeks since I underwent abdominal reconstructive surgery. This coming Monday I have my follow up with my su ... Read on »
My Response to Anonymous by Diane S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 6:27pm I moderate the comments on this blog to keep out spam. I'm not here to censor others comments. I recently had a comment that honestly I did not want to publish. It pissed me off and made me sad all at the same time. I've been trying to figure out how to respond. Here is the comment . My responses in red. Why have your posts become so ... Read on »
Nothing to Worry About by Karen Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Yesterday when I saw Dr Reidel, I asked about the other medical conditions that were "noted" in the preliminary report from the CT Scan. I had googled each one, and to me they sound awful. I admit that I have kept these other things to myself all week because I wanted us all to bask in the golden glow of Significant Shrinkage. Didn't want anythin ... Read on »
Memorial Day First I w ... by Brett Jones Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 29 May 2010 6:46am Memorial Day First I want to send Thanks to all the veterans and their families. I am humbled by your service and sacrifice to this country. Thank you. Personal Reflection I think I have blogged on part of this before but this will be expanded and include some updates... The end of last year was a roller coaster ... Read on »
510(k) Final Decisions - May 2010 by FDA Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 9:00pm 510(K) SUMMARIES OR 510(K) STATEMENTS FOR FINAL DECISIONS RENDERED DURING THE PERIOD May 2010 DEVICE: ENGSTROM CARESTATION, ENGSTROM PRO DATEX-OHMEDA INC., A DIVISION OF I510(k) NO: K093886 (TRADITIONAL) ATTN: JIM RASKOB PHONE NO : 608 221 1551 3030 OHMEDA DRIVE SE DECISION MADE ... Read on »
Source of Conflict by PM, RN Registered Nurse Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 7:13pm This week was another one-day week, due to the stresses of travel and my jealous guarding of my precarious status. The clinical focus this week was Conflict. Given how all of the previous clinical foci had a way of turning up in unexpected ways throughout the day, I was a little apprehensive about what kind of situations would turn up. I'm a ... Read on »
Hernia Repair – Laproscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair by peterrex Posted Wed 12 Dec 2012 10:05am A hernia is forming of sac by the lining of abdominal cavity that may come through a hole or weakened abdominal walls. Hernias are usually caused by heavy lifting, strain caused by using toilet or any activity that may raise abdominal pressure. They may appear in infants and children having weak abdominal wall. Other causes may be chronic constip ... Read on »
TENSION FREE HERNIA REPAIR by herniasurgery Posted Tue 17 Jul 2012 7:14am A hernia or (“rupture”) is a lump that will occurs from a weakness in the stomach wall. For that reason, some of the contents contained in the abdomen can then bulge (push through) under the skin. When usual, the front of the abdomen has varied layers comprising skin, then fat, then muscles, which keep the intestines (guts) and internal ... Read on »