There was no difference in the rate of birth injury
between nulliparous and multiparous women, and there was no association between the type of HCP (doctor or midwife) performing the delivery.
The state's birth injury
fund was created in 1987 to mitigate a growing lack of insurance coverage for ob.gyns., said Michael Jurgensen, senior vice president of health policy for the Medical Society of Virginia.
The birth of Kaiser William II (1859-1941) and his birth injury
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There are drawbacks to the birth injury
programs, most notably that the injured patients lose their fight to a day in court, Siegal says.
There's a strong correlation between traumatic birth injury
and subsequent development of ADHD.
"The jury comes in with a preconceived notion that all CP is due to birth injury
, and could have been avoided if a C-section was performed early enough.
Attorneys are even more in the dark about those squiggly lines on that long tape from the hospital named in a birth injury
Similar to birth injury
funds, recovery schedules allow for predictability from both an employee and employer perspective.
Life-care plans can be used in a number of circumstances: when someone becomes catastrophically ill or injured, in personal injury eases, in cases of acquired birth injury
such as cerebral palsy, and increasingly with elder care management when an older person has a serious illness.
And we must consider these miniscule risks in light of data indicating benefits of cesarean for the index pregnancy, including a similarly small but significant reduction in neonatal birth injury
and infection, avoidance of potential damage of vaginal delivery to a woman's pelvic floor, and a range of other considerations for the woman and fetus.
My brother Manny had cerebral palsy, the result of a birth injury
. I was born a year later.
* OUTCOMES MEASURED The main outcome was perinatal or neonatal mortality and serious neonatal morbidity, including birth injury
, seizures, and an APGAR scoreless than 4 at 5 minutes.