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January 2013 Archives

Surgical mistakes continue to cause death, injury to patients

When residents in Providence are told that they need surgery, they may wish to examine the surgical error rate for the hospital where the surgery will take place. Surgical mistakes continue to occur in hospitals in and around Rhode Island and might actually be increasing.

Bud DeLuca featured on the New England SuperLawyers Magazine

Deluca SuperLawyers.pngThe SuperLawyers article (PDF) really encapsulates my life on the way to being a lawyer. It reflects, I'm sure, what many people have experienced in an effort to have a better life. The article also contains my core belief and how these beliefs have motivated me to not just become a lawyer, but a lawyer with a purpose ... to use my position as a professional to help those who the system has abused, used and injured.

Lung cancer misdiagnosis not discovered for 2 years

One of the most deadly forms of cancer is lung cancer and it can happen to anyone in Providence, whether they are a smoker, around smoke, or live in a smoke-free environment. The one bright consolation is that if it is detected early, there is a chance to successfully treat the disease.

Nurse claims surgical mistakes hidden within healthcare system

For Providence residents who have little contact with the healthcare providers outside their regular doctor, it can be difficult to select a surgeon or other medical specialist. Undoubtedly they have questions regarding a surgeon's success rate, the quality of their work, and the number of surgical errors that professional has made. For the answers they turn to the person that they trust the most, which is usually their doctor or nurse.

Surgical error costs hospital $75,000 fine

Every day, hundreds of surgeries are performed on patients. While most procedures run smoothly, some patients are not quite so lucky. For any Providence residents who have been the victim of a surgeon mistake, the effects can be life changing. Some patients have developed a blood infection, some struggle with simple movement in one of their arms or legs, and some patients have even died. The sad truth is that some surgical errors can easily be avoided if the surgeon, or the surgical staff, had taken an extra moment to double check the patient and what is required.

Alleged malpractice leads to emergency suspension for doctor

Even in a world of advanced medicine, doctors are still found to make mistakes and act negligently toward their patients. While patients generally believe that these kinds of doctors will be prevented from practicing medicine, all too often, unqualified doctors in Rhode Island and in other states are allowed to continue to care for patients. The suspension of a doctor's license lies with a licensing board that may be reluctant to take action.

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