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White Coat Syndrome Could be Justified – They are Covered in Germs

bacteria on lab coats
White coats have long set physicians apart as medical authorities and figures of trust in health care settings.  Adopted as standard apparel in the 1800’s,...

New CDC Treatment Guide Aims to Improve Care to Children with Mild Brain Injury

traumatic brain injury
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common form of brain injury.  Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released an evidence-based...

Non-Profit Company Hopes to Reduce Risk and Stabilize Drug Supplies in US Hospitals

prescription drugs
A start-up non-profit company is hoping to stabilize the cost and supply of important drugs to hospitals across the United States. The delivery and cost...

Schochor, Federico and Staton Obtains $1.3 Million Verdict for Wrongful Death

Schochor, Federico and Staton staff
On November 20, 2018, a jury in Montgomery County Maryland awarded $1.3 million to clients of Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A. against an emergency room...

New Study Reviews Rate of Childhood TBI in the US

child concussion
New research reveals a high numbers for those who suffer childhood concussion in the United States. While traumatic brain injury (TBI) sounds frightening, many people...

What is Waiting Behind the Hospital Curtain? Maybe a Serious Infection

hospital acquired infections
Intended to provide privacy, curtains between beds in hospitals may be providing a vector for infection as well. An article in the American Journal of...

Respiratory Virus Claims Another Pediatric Patient in New Jersey Outbreak

fatal virus in children
Nine children have died as a result of a viral outbreak at a pediatric care and rehabilitation center in Haskell, New Jersey. Between September 26,...

The Problem of Poor Information Provided by Plastic Surgeons

surgery risks
A new study suggests many breast augmentation patients are undergoing elective plastic surgery without being fully informed about the procedure or possible complications. Breast augmentation...

Treatment May Weaken Ventilated ICU Patients

ventilator
New research sheds light on how drugs used to help patients in intensive care units (ICU) might actually lengthen recovery time after discharge from the...
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