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When taking any prescription drug, patients must be aware of the risks and/or potential contraindications. Consumers tend to operate under the assumption that prescription drugs are safe if approved by the FDA, but there are risks and side effects with each and every prescription drug. Some prescription drugs have very serious or even fatal consequences to consumers.
The overall incidence of birth injuries has declined over the last few decades due to advancements in obstetrical care, developments in prenatal diagnoses, and improved safety procedures.
Radiology is a discipline that involves the use of various imaging techniques to diagnose and treat disease. Radiology techniques include X-rays, ultrasound, CT scans, PET scans and MRIs. Radiology errors hurt or kill thousands of people every year and the resulting harm can be difficult to trace back to the error itself. In such cases, the assistance of an experienced Tampa medical malpractice lawyer can be invaluable.
Strokes occur over 700,000 times a year in the United States, according to the University of Maryland. Doctors misdiagnose strokes more often than most people realize, especially if the patient is young or middle-aged. Since a stroke causes the progressive destruction of brain cells, any delay in treatment can be catastrophic.