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Commonly Prescribed Drugs Can Worsen Heart Failure

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It is apparently an open secret that some medications prescribed to individuals suffering heart failure may actually worsen their condition. Congestive heart failure (CHF) is...

A. Wray Fitch, IV, Esquire Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Maryland For Client Satisfaction

A. Wray Fitch, IV, Esquire Nominated and Accepted as a 2019 AIOPIA’S 10 Best in Maryland For Client Satisfaction
A. Wray Fitch, IV, Esquire of Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A., has been recognized by The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys (AIOPIA) for exceptional...

Study Suggests Physicians Who are Depressed Make more Errors

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Recent research reveals that burnout and depression are common in the medical profession. Physicians who are depressed are more likely to make medical errors. In...

Former MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Employee Facing Child Sex Offense Charges

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A former MedStar Franklin Square hospital employee has been charged with a number of sex offenses – including the sexual abuse of a minor. Following...

Cause for Alarm: When Healthcare Providers Ignore Hospital Monitor Alerts

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When staff assumes the alert is false, the high number of medical equipment alarms in hospitals puts patients at risk. According to The Joint Commission,...

Motor Imagery May Help Some Children with Unilateral Spastic Cerebral Palsy

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Recent research discusses that children with unilateral cerebral palsy may be able to use imagery techniques to assist or develop hand function. In a study...

Lack of Medical Monitoring May Increase Kidney Damage During Pregnancy

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Unmonitored kidney disease can worsen outcomes for pregnant women according to a new study. In November, researchers from the University of Cincinnati presented study results...

Copper Bed Construction May Reduce High Rates of HAIs

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Healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) take the lives of more than 100,000 Americans per year.  A new study suggests hospital beds fabricated with copper in intensive care...

Danger in the Cloud: More than 100 Nursing Homes Cut Off from EHR by Cyber Attack

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Unsecure digital networks are putting patient health at risk as healthcare facilities continue to attract ransomware and other cyber attacks. Electronic health records (EHRs) are...
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