It is impossible to point to just one thing and say it's the reason behind all medication errors. The truth is that there are a variety of reasons why a medication error happens. In this post, we will look at some of the more common reasons: technology and nursing mistakes.
New Orleans is a city with a significant amount of pedestrian traffic, including both locals and tourists. With so many people walking as a mode of transportation, it is especially important for drivers to be on the lookout to avoid hitting someone. But what if no one is actually driving the car? Then who is responsible?
The aftermath of a car accident can be a trying time. With emotions and adrenaline still pretty high, making decisions on what to do next can feel like the last thing you want to do.
If you need immediate medical care, you go to the emergency room. And while you will most likely not see your regular doctor there, you will be seen by a team of highly training doctors and nurses. You should be able to trust the care you are receiving, or at least you would hope so.
Operating a motor vehicle is a serious activity that requires complete concentration. While you no doubt are a driver who gives your full attention to the road while driving, you, unfortunately, can only control your own actions, which partially leaves your well-being in the hands of others.
You can't predict what every other motorist in your vicinity on Louisiana roadways is going to do at any given moment. In fact, even if you see potential danger looming nearby, there may be little to nothing you can do to avoid a collision. It's never a bad idea, however, to familiarize yourself with the major causes of motor vehicle accidents resulting in injury because such knowledge may help keep you and your loved ones safe. There are typically five common factors involved in the majority of crashes.
The number of people with Type 2 Diabetes here in Louisiana and around the country has increased dramatically in recent years. If you are one of them, your doctor may have looked at prescribing you one of many drugs manufactured and distributed to control this chronic condition.
It is always tragic when a car accident claims the life of an innocent person here in Louisiana. If you lost a loved one in an accident that you believe was the result of the negligent and reckless actions of another person, you may feel both overwhelmed and angry about what your family experienced. It is normal to feel this way, but there could be legal options available to you.
The birth process and immediately after should be a time of celebration and joy for your Louisiana family. However, this feeling of elation may be marred when you learn that your child experienced an injury during the birth that could have a serious or permanent impact on his or her life. Birth injuries are tragic, yet you do not have to face the aftermath alone.
Statistics show that if you travel on Louisiana highways any time from Memorial Day through the 100 days that follow, you may be at great risk for a motor vehicle collision. In fact, your chances of getting in an accident increase if you share roadways with teenage drivers during those times. Fatal collisions involving young and inexperienced drivers are so prevalent in the days and weeks that follow Memorial Day that this particular time of year has come to be known as the "100 Deadliest Days."