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Sweeney Law FirmMidwife Care Provider NegligenceA midwife is a care provider that specializes in supporting women through pregnancy, labor, delivery, and in the postpartum period. Responsibilities of a midwife includeAnswering questions and concerns for the mother to be during pregnancy, labor, postparSweeney Law FirmMilitary Medical MalpracticeMilitary personnel seeking treatment at a military or veterans facility have a right to safe, competent medical treatment. When this right is compromised, patients are entitled to file a lawsuit for medical malpractice. However certain statutes (the FeresSweeney Law FirmNephrologists  Nephrologists are internal medicine doctors with a sub-specialization in nephrology. Nephrologists have expanded knowledge of the kidneys, kidney diseases, tumors affecting the kidneys, and the use of dialysis for people with end stage renal failure.  TSweeney Law FirmNeurologistsNeurologists are doctors with expanded knowledge of the nervous system. A patient with any of the following problems might be referred to a neurologist for treatment: Tumors on nervous tissue Infections of nervous tissue Sleep disorders (hypothalmic disorSweeney Law FirmNever EventsNever events is a fairly recent term defined as “inexcusable actions” in the realm of healthcare. Never events are also described as totally preventable human error resulting in gross negligence. Never events that are most commonly thought of and that oftSweeney Law FirmNiemann-Pick DiseaseNiemann-Pick disease, also known as acid sphingomyelinase deficiency, is an inherited, congenital disorder affecting an enzyme known as acid sphingomyelinase. If a person is missing acid sphingomyelinase or if their body produces this enzyme in a defectivSweeney Law FirmObjects Left in a Patients BodyThe average surgery utilizes 250-300 tools and accessories (scalpels, clamps, sponges, monitors, etc). Most hospitals have systems in place for keeping a count of these items to avoid anything being left in a patients body during surgery. But because nursSweeney Law FirmOncologistsOncologists are doctors specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Palliative care for pain caused by cancer may or may not be part of what an oncologist deals in- though they may make recomendations for help in this area, or prescribe medicatSweeney Law FirmOphthalmologistsOphthalmologists are doctors with specialized knowledge relating to the eye, optical neural pathways, muscles controlling eye movement, the eyelids, functions of all the aforementioned components, and illnesses or pathologies that can effect the componentSweeney Law FirmOrthopedic DoctorsOrthopedic doctors, or orthopeds are doctors that deal with injuries and disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system encompasses the tissue components of bones, muscles, nerves, joints, ligaments, and tendons. Orthopedic phy