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Legal Nurse Consulting Article on Nursing Home Neglect

Legal Nurse Consulting Article on Nursing Home Neglect

Good article on recognizing nursing home neglect. If you would like to learn more about Legal Nurse Consulting, then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. The article, How to Recognize Nursing Home Neglect and What to Do About It, by Randy Appleton states Families who make the difficult decision to place an elderly parent or disabled spouse or child into a nursing home expect their loved one to receive sufficient and professional care. Sadly, incidents of sometimes shocking nursing home neglect appear to be on the rise. Worse, the mistreatment of mentally and physically

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Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Informed Consent

Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Informed Consent

Good article for Legal Nurse Consultants on informed consent for legal nurse consultants and those interested in legal matters in healthcare.  Please continue to view our blog for other content related to legal nurse consulting   Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Program to learn more and to see if the program matches your academic and professional needs. The article, Informed consent 1: legal basis and implications for practice, states “The law on informed consent in adults has recently changed. This article, the first of two on informed consent, explains how the law has evolved and how it applies to

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Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Hospital Consent

Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Hospital Consent

Good article on hospitals and informed consent with patients   Please review our Legal Nurse Consulting Program The article, Do hospitals always tell patients all they need to know? Why informed consent is key, states “Deepa* was scheduled to undergo a surgery at a leading private hospital for which she had to undergo blood tests. However, without her consent or her family’s, the hospital proceeded to conduct an HIV test on her. They only learnt of what the hospital had done when they saw the test results. Enraged, her family is now fighting a legal battle against the hospital. Consent is

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Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Malpractice

Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Malpractice

Malpractice is a complex issue.  The article below and the info-chart help make it much clearer. Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Certification The article, The True Cost of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, states, “Every year, more than 17,000 malpractice lawsuits are filed in the United States. According to the Medical Scribe Journal that number is so high that the average American doctor can expect to be served a lawsuit once every seven years. The toll isn’t just financial; it can affect a practitioner’s reputation and emotional well-being. Here is a look at why these lawsuits are so commonplace and how

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Legal Nurse Consulting Article on Nursing Home Drug Abuse

Legal Nurse Consulting Article on Nursing Home Drug Abuse

Nursing homes find themselves in many legal battles due to poor patient care.  This is not to say all homes are bad but the ones that are make headlines.  Legal cases erupt due to these abuses. If you are interested in Legal Nurse Consulting, then please review our program. The article, US: Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs to Control Residents, states, “Nursing homes across the United States routinely give antipsychotic drugs to residents with dementia to control their behavior, despite rules against the misuse of drugs as “chemical restraints,” Human Rights Watch said in a report and video released today. This abusive practice remains

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Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Nursing Home Neglect

Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Nursing Home Neglect

Good article on nursing home neglect and abuse.   Legal Nurse Consultants can play a pivotal role in these cases Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Certification The article, Understaffing at Nursing Homes Can Lead to Neglect, by Melanie J. VanOverloop states, “Nursing homes or assisted living facilities are often a transitional step for the elderly after they stop living independently at home but before they enter a skilled nursing facility. Although the number of nursing homes is booming, oversight of these facilities is very limited, and the regulations governing them vary state by state. This lack of uniformity is also evidence

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Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Nursing Home Abuse

Legal Nurse Consulting Certification Article on Nursing Home Abuse

Good article on the reality and abuse that exists within nursing homes and  how few cases come to light or are prosecuted. Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Certification The article, Failing care: Abuses in nursing homes seldom get reported to police, by Nicole C. Brambila states “When employees at a ManorCare facility in Pottsville walked in on what appeared to be a resident sexually assaulting an impaired resident last year, they reported it to their supervisors. After two days passed without any action, someone left an anonymous tip with Pottsville police that resulted in the arrest of Thomas R. Brough,

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Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Nursing Home Cases

Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Nursing Home Cases

With many cases of nursing home arisen over patient deaths, there is new scrutiny over it. Legal Nurse Consultants can play an important role in these cases. Please review our Legal Nurse Consulting Program The article, Taking action against deficient nursing homes, by Sharon Argenbright states, “The New Mexican article (“Feds take action against nursing home,” Sept. 4), showcases the impact on patient care that sometimes occur when a corporation, Preferred Care Partners Management Group, buys and takes over operations of a health care facility. I believe the philosophy of Preferred Care Partners Management Group of Plano, Texas, appears to be in

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Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Reporting Child Abuse in Nursing

Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Reporting Child Abuse in Nursing

Good article on nurses and their responsibilities with reporting signs of child abuse Please also review our Legal Nurse Consulting Program The article, What nurses need to know about raising suspicions of child abuse, by Alice Harrold states “According to Department for Education (DfE) figures, in 2015/16 there were more than 50,000 children known to the Government in England as needing protection from abuse. In 2014/15, reported incidents of sexual offences against children rose by 38% and incidents of neglect by 10% on the previous year, according to the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children’s (NSPCC) 2015 report, How

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Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Misdiagnosis

Legal Nurse Consulting Program Article on Misdiagnosis

Physician Flub: How to Protect Yourself After a Misdiagnosis You’ve wasted months or even years treating an illness you thought you had, only to find out you’ve been misdiagnosed. You’re hurt, you’re scared and you feel hopeless. You don’t have to sit by and accept what has happened to you. You can begin protecting yourself after your misdiagnosis right away. 1. Find a Malpractice Lawyer Medical malpractice is a very tricky subject with many complicated laws. A medical malpractice lawyer will help you navigate the legal system if you decide to pursue damages. Your lawyer will also help you find