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Sweeney 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 certaiSweeney Law FirmFailure to Monitor Properly During SurgerySurgery involves many people beyond the patient. Their jobs are to ensure the well-being and safe outcome for the patient that has put their trust in the surgical team. The surgical team is comprised of the surgeon, nurses, and anesthesiologist. Many taskSweeney Law FirmFailure to Properly Use and Monitor PitocinPitocin or syntocinon are the names of synthetic versions of a neuromodulatory hormone called oxytocin produced by pituitary gland. Oxytocin is often called the “love hormone.” Naturally, the hormone facilitates various social behaviors, such as mother/baSweeney Law FirmFailure to refer patients to the correct specialist in a hospital settingThe practice of medicine has become very specialized as a result of insurance specifications and physician areas of expertise. When individuals are placed in a hospital they may need specialized services either during a hospital stay or upon discharge. OnSweeney Law FirmFailure to test/ Failure to Respond to or Communicate Test ResultsA patient seeking medical assistance is at their most vulnerable when they do not know what health issue they possess. There are times when patients go for a routine check-up where life threatening illnesses are caught in time for treatment to be effectiv