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Sweeney Law FirmEncephalitisEncephalitis is inflammation of the brain, often attributable to viral, bacterial, fungal, or parasitic invaders. If one the causative agents listed are directly involved in the inflammation, it is known as primary encephalitis. Secondary encephalitis occSweeney Law FirmEndocrinologistsEndocrinologists are doctors specializing in hormones, the organs that secrete them, and the effects of hormones in the body. Endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone-related diseases and tumours that occur on hormone producing organs. EndocrinologistsSweeney Law FirmEndometriosisEndometriosis is a condition affecting females of childbearing age. Cells of the uterine lining, called the endometrium, may grow in places other than the uterus causing pain, bleeding, and infertility. The endometrium grows and sloughs off each month. Sweeney Law FirmErbs PalsyErb palsy is also known as Duchenne-Erb palsy, Duchenne-Erb paralysis, Erb paralysis, and Erb's palsy. The most common type of brachial plexus injury is called Erb’s palsy. In Erb palsy, the arm is internally rotated and hangs limply at the side. In mostSweeney Law FirmErrors in AnesthesiaAnesthesia is an inherently risky part of any surgery and requires an anesthesiologist to administer and monitor the effect on the patient. Prior to any medical procedure requiring anesthesia, this specialist will review the patient’s medical record. TheySweeney Law FirmEvents that Lead to C-sectionsA caesarean section (C-section) is a medical procedure performed to remove the baby from a woman. The skin, abdominal wall, and uterus are cut open for the removal of the baby, as opposed to it being born through the cervix and vagina. Sometimes C-sectionSweeney Law FirmFactor V LeidenFactor V Leiden is a hypercoagulative condition caused by a mutation in factor V. Factor V is one component in the clotting pathway that involves many proteins and regulators. Excess coagulation occurs from factor V mutation because the gene defect resultSweeney Law FirmFailure to Diagnose Colon & Rectal CancerColon and rectal cancer is a subtle disease. This cancer develops in the colon or the rectum, and is the third most common cancer in the U.S. Colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, because it usually starts as a non-cancerous growth called aSweeney Law FirmFailure to Diagnose Fainting SpellsSome fainting spells, also known as syncopal episodes, may be entirely normal and are typically caused by sudden emotional upset and lack of blood flow to the brain. Other fainting spells, however, may be the result of a medical condition and could be verSweeney Law FirmFailure to hire and train competent employeesPhysicians are required to have the knowledge and training to diagnose and treat patients. Specific knowledge and training is required for nurses, aides, physical therapists- all the way to the janitorial staff. All staff are required to maintain a certai