According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis in 2014, in the United States, gestational diabetes may have a prevalence rate as high as 9.2%.
In a recent study published in the Journal of Patient Safety, it was revealed that each year, between 210,000 and 440,000 patients who go to the hospital for medical treatment suffer from some type of preventable harm that result in their premature death.
Hemochromatosis is a condition caused by excessive absorption of iron and in most cases, it is inherited. It has been found that it mostly affects Caucasians. In the United States, approximately 5 in every 1,000 white people have the condition.
According to a recent study, roughly 12 million adults seeking outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed each year in the United States.
According to statistics, acute appendicitis occurs in 25 per 10,000 of the population aged 10 to 17 each year in the United States. In children aged under 4, the condition occurs in 1 to 2 per 10,000.
According to reports released by the CDC, the exact number of people who affected by deep vein thrombosis is still unknown. However, it is estimated that as many as 900,000 people could be affected by DVT each year in the United States.
Although the number of bacterial meningitis cases in the United States has dropped in recent decades, there are still many deaths across the country due to this deadly disease. You may have seen the movie World War Z where this disease of meningitis was mentioned and even purposely injected by the main character Gerry Lane. That would be about the only time meningitis would be good to have!
According to statistics, more than 4,000 people are affected by bacterial meningitis each year in the United States. It also causes 500 deaths each year. That is the disease that helped out Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) in the movie World War Z but that is another topic.
According to statistics, an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 patients are newly diagnosed with osteonecrosis each year in the United States. This condition is the underlying diagnosis in roughly 10 percent of all total hip replacements, or THR, in the country.
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Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
The death of a child in hospital is something that is dreaded by all hospital staff, yet it is a...