The Patient Advocate

FDA Warns Against Power Morcellators

There has been much written about power morcellators for fibroid surgery and onset of disseminated cancer. Andrew Kaunitz, editor in chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, comments on the topic.

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Cervical Cancer Kills

According to Journal over 10% of U.S. women have not been screened for cervical cancer in the past five years. One quarter of women without health insurance are unscreened. It is tragic that one of the few cancers that

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CDC Promotes HPV Vaccination to Fight Cancer

Too frequently women with precursors or early forms of cervical cancer suffer unnecessary pain or loss of life as a result of medical malpractice.  Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin has represented women and their families in lawsuits alleging various forms

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Cervical Cancer Rates Have Increased

This is an article that was written by Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer MedPage Today.   The title of the article is Have Cervical CA Rates Been Underestimated, Published May 12, 2014. Mr. Bankhead’s piece is based on the work of Ann

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Is Medicine Up To Date?

“Up to Date” is an online scientific medical practice resource available to physicians and anyone else who is willing to pay the annual subscription fee. Of interest, up-to-date now e-mails clinical “practice changing updates” to subscribers. The practice updates affect

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FDA Approved Replacing Pap Smear With DNA Testing

Today we learn of a transformational event. Charles Bankhead writes today on about FDA approval of DNA testing for HPV as primary screening for cervical cancer. From Bankhead’s article I am not able to determine the genotypes which are

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Nursing Home Litigation

The importance of quality nursing home care has grown exponentially in the United States with the nation’s rapidly growing elderly population.   Unfortunately, negligent nursing home care has increased along with growth in the nursing home industry.  If you or a

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Evaluation of Anesthesia Case: Failure to Maintain a Patent Airway

The practice of anesthesiology is broad in scope extending from the control of pain and consciousness in the operating room or elsewhere to the control of pain generally in the hospital or even in the outpatient setting. In the operating room, the anesthesiologist, in addition to having an extensive monitoring role, has independent responsibility for evaluating and supporting cardiopulmonary function. Because of their monitoring functions, anesthesiologists, as a rule, document their activities contemporaneously and more thoroughly than any healthcare provider other than perhaps the critical care nurse.

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