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Sweeney Law FirmPharmacologically Induced ComasEach day, about 60,000 people in the US will be put into a pharmacologically induced coma. This is done so patients may safely undergo surgery. A pharmacologically induced coma can be defined as a coma induced medically by general anesthesia, which includSweeney Law FirmPharmacy MalpracticePharmacies and pharmacists commit malpractice most commonly by dispensing the wrong medication, dispensing incorrect dosages of the right medication, or dispensing medications in a combination that is unsafe under the circumstances. Pharmacists also coSweeney Law FirmPhysical Restraints in the Nursing HomeWhat is a physical restraint? A physical restraint is any manual method or material device attached, or adjacent to, a resident's body that he/she cannot remove easily. A physical restraint restricts freedom of movement or normal access to one's body. Sweeney Law FirmPhysical Therapy and Rehabilitation MalpracticePhysical therapy and rehabilitation are used to treat patients suffering from illness, disease or injury. An experienced physical therapist (PT) can improve mobility, strength, flexibility, coordination, endurance, and even reduce pain. The main objectiveSweeney Law FirmPlastic SurgeonsJust because a surgery is elective, such as plastic surgery, does not mean that standards of care can be lax. When performing medical procedures of any kind, plastic surgeons -- just like any other doctors -- are expected to possess a certain level of skiSweeney Law FirmPodiatristsPodiatrists are doctors that specialize in the care of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. This requires additional knowledge of the bones, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, and vasculature of the body from the knee down. Podiatry is considered a subspeciaSweeney Law FirmPorter CountyIf you or a loved one is the victim of a personal injury in Porter County, Indiana, contact a Sweeney Law Firm attorney to learn about your legal rights. The Sweeney Law Firm will determine whether you have a personal injury case worth pursuing and help ySweeney Law FirmPostpartum PreeclampsiaPostpartum preeclampsia is similar to preeclampsia in symptoms, cause, and onset as related to pregnancy. Preeclampsia can develop in women who already had hypertension prior to pregnancy, and in women who did not experience hypertension previously. PostpSweeney Law FirmPre-Term (Premature) LaborSometimes for identifiable and unknown reasons, pregnant women will go into labor significantly before their due date. If a baby is delivered at 36 weeks and beyond the normal forty weeks there are typically very few, if any, significant problems. ASweeney Law FirmPrednisone- the good, the bad, and ideally short termThe body normally produces several types of hormones (also called steroids) that are important chemical messengers that regulate many diverse, essential functions. Sometimes the body may fail to produce certain hormones, such as in cases of thyroid or adr