Each year, most Houston residents have at least one visit with their doctor. Most residents have visits for everything ranging from minor ailments to cancer. Houston residents are typically blessed with excellent medical care, but, occasionally, a medical provider is negligent in their care and their failure to diagnose a medical condition can have tragic consequences.
When a Houston resident hears they have cancer it can come as a shock. The unknown is often very scary and treatment options usually sound awful. Oftentimes, if cancer is detected early the survival rate is good. But when there is a failure to diagnose cancer on behalf of a medical professional it can lead to very serious consequences.
When people in the Houston area must have surgery, they often trust their surgeon completely and assume everything will go as planned. Usually that is the case, but sometimes a serious injury occurs because of a careless surgeon. A new service allows a patient to check out their surgeon before having them perform surgery.
Houston area couples who are expecting a baby are usually very excited for the new addition to their family. But occasionally an obstetrical complication occurs that can cause potential injury to both the mother and baby. One such complication is a placental abruption.
Prescription painkillers are drugs that many Houston residents might take in their lifetime. These drugs are prescribed after a surgery, for chronic pain and many other reasons related to pain management. But for some patients, these drugs could be misused and cause serious injuries. The failure to recognize the risks of prescription painkillers by medical professionals could lead to unexpected consequences and a worsened condition.