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A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns

A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns

A Checklist For HIE And Other Birth Injury Concerns In our latest video, Marcus talks about how a birth injury investigation checklist can help families process some of the issues surrounding a birth injury in a logical manner. For some parents, regardless of whether...

HIE And Quality Of Life And Life Expectancy

HIE And Quality Of Life And Life Expectancy

After talking with an individual regarding long term concerns from a birth injury, the issue of HIE and quality of life and life expectancy came up in the discussion. Because of the importance of this issue, I have decided to explain some issues surrounding this topic...

Admission To The Birthing Unit And A Birth Injury Investigation

Admission To The Birthing Unit And A Birth Injury Investigation

Although admission to the birthing unit might vary from hospital to hospital, there will be some things which will be similar across the board. In this video talk, we are going to explain why admission to the birthing unit can be important in a birth injury...

Nursing Interventions And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

Nursing Interventions And HIE (Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy)

In today’s article, we will finally discuss nursing interventions and HIE. In my past articles I have talked in general about nursing interventions, but today I am going to give this topic more attention from a medical legal standpoint. For many parents, an HIE, or...

Birth Injury Cause and Unfavorable Results

Birth Injury Cause and Unfavorable Results

In today’s educational video we will discuss causation, or the birth injury cause. As one person asked me, if there is a bad result does that mean that medical malpractice is why my family has this injury? Causation is an issue that is generally hotly contested in...

Why My Baby Needed Hypothermia Cooling And Is It A Cure?

Why My Baby Needed Hypothermia Cooling And Is It A Cure?

Why my baby needed hypothermia cooling and is it a cure? The question that this educational article and supporting video answers is one that was initially focused on “baby cooling.” Hypothermia cooling is a treatment that is being used in certain situations when it is...

Medical Malpractice

HIE Outlook For A Newborn

  What is the HIE outlook for a newborn baby? To put the question another way, how will a HIE diagnosis impact a baby for the long term? When doctors inform parents that their baby has suffered a brain injury, there can be many questions, and rightfully so. With...

A Placental Abruption Brain Injury

  A question posed to us looked at how a placental abruption brain injury can occur during labor and delivery.  Placental abruption is a medical condition that is unknown to some mothers. With that said, any issues with the placenta means that doctors and nurses...

HIE And Developmental Milestones In Your Baby

  HIE and developmental milestones is an important topic for parents who have a child diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Depending on the severity of the HIE diagnosis, sometimes parents may not be able to notice deficits early on in life. This is...

Treatment For HIE Using Hypothermia Cooling

Treatment for HIE is a question that we field a lot from parents, especially when the HIE diagnosis is new in time. From physical therapy, to occupational therapy, to hydro/aquatic therapy, parents are usually concerned about what type of treatment that may be...

Doctors Hiding The Cause Of Your Baby’s HIE Diagnosis?

Are the doctors hiding the cause of your baby’s HIE diagnosis? Although this is not always true, in some cases families can have a hard time nailing down the cause of their baby’s HIE diagnosis. I recently spoke with a family and but for them speaking with another...

Differences Between A Jury Trial And A Bench Trial?

What are the differences between a jury trial and a bench trial? This is an issue that still comes up on our YouTube page (BostonLawGroupLLC), as it is the source of comments and video views. Although I did a video on this issue years ago, because of its popularity, I...

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