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Summer 2021 From The President’s Desk

Medication Errors and Patients’ Rights of Medication Administration - Implications for Medical Experts It is estimated that medication errors are among the top three medical malpractice allegations in the United States. Up to half of these may have been preventable...

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Winter 2021 From The President’s Desk

 Not Just Stress:  Recognizing the Signs of Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease In the summer of 2018, the family of a distinguished New York judge in her early 50's began to worry about her health. She complained of feeling exhausted and frequently forgot conversations...

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Fall 2020 From The President’s Desk

What strange and stressful times these have been! As legal nurses many of us are no longer at the bedside, but we can still imagine what our colleagues in the trenches are enduring. I recently read an article written by Lisa Mancuso, BSN, RN, PCCN, CCRN, CLCP, LNCC,...

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Summer 2020 From the President’s Desk

Cruise Ship Cases: Think Outside the Box I recently had the opportunity to talk to an expert who dealt exclusively in cruise ship injuries, causing me to ponder personal injury, and medical malpractice cases outside the “norm.”  Although most cruise travel has been...

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Winter 2020 From the President’s Desk

BURN INJURIES:  Pitfalls to Recognize In researching a recent burn injury case, I came across some information that might interest some of you and be useful in your own cases. Burn injuries can be devastating and are one of the leading causes of accidental death and...

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Fall 2019 From the President’s Desk

Mass Tort Litigation and the LNC Mass tort lawsuits involve a group of people who share the same grievance, but are represented by attorneys as separate cases, conducted together. The claims are structured and have varying degrees of compensation, based on the level...

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Summer 2019 From the President’s Desk

A New Form of HACKING: Medical technology has come a long way in recent years, with advent of devices meant to improve patient safety and facilitate provision of care by health workers.  New types of intravenous pumps deliver fluids and medications with built in...

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Winter 2019 From the President’s Desk

Telemedicine:  Are You Ready? We live in a digital age and what we have always seen and done in healthcare is changing with that. Are we as legal nurses ready to evaluate the changes that will accompany the advancement of telemedicine? It has been estimated that 80%...

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