What is Body Cooling for Infants?

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In the event of an emergency during labor and delivery, the attending physician must know how to respond quickly and accurately. This includes understanding which procedures are effective at treating specific conditions. One proven method for addressing hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is a process known as “body/brain cooling” or “brain hypothermia.” It reduces brain damage and potential … Continued

The Dangers of Being Released from the ER Too Soon

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Emergency rooms are busy and hectic places. This sentiment is particularly true in bustling metropolitan areas like Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Under stressed circumstances, hospital staff members could feel the pressure to discharge a patient before they are medically ready. Releasing a patient without a thorough examination and without proper clearance increases the risk of … Continued

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A. donates to One America Appeal

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The recent hurricanes have devastated the lives and homes of millions of people in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. To help those that have been impacted, we are donating to the One America Appeal. This effort is working to provide the needed items for those who have been affected by the damaging rain, … Continued

Did You Understand Your Discharge Instructions?

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When you leave the hospital, either after surgery, an admission, or ER visit, you should leave with a set of discharge instructions. These written directions provide crucial information about your post-hospital care. Unfortunately, discharge instructions can be unclear to the patient, or hospital staff members may neglect to properly explain the instructions. Vague discharge instructions … Continued

Breaking News: $596,000 Verdict

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Partners James Cardea and Scott Kurlander obtained a $596,000 verdict in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County against Naji Sureja, M.D. The case involves failure to timely diagnose and treat colon cancer.   James Cardea Scott Kurlander

Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer

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Diagnosing breast cancer in a timely manner can quite literally mean the difference between life and death for many women. The five-year survival rate for a woman with Stage 0 or Stage I breast cancer is nearly 100%, yet by the time the cancer reaches Stage IV, the survival rates drop down to about 22%, … Continued