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Can you help your family member adjust to a nursing home?

Your loved one has recently made the transition into a nursing home in New York, but not without considerable research on your part. You wanted to find a facility that had lots of good reviews, demonstrated compassion and provided high quality care and access to medical assistance. Now that your loved one is living on the perimeter, you are wondering what you can do to help he or she to feel more at home. 

Your information delivery can prevent mistakes

Usually, when you have the need to visit an emergency room, the conditions surrounding your visit are stressful. As such, it can be easy to get distracted or be so caught up in the moment that you fail to articulate your symptoms and injuries as clearly as you should. At Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, we have helped many people in New York to learn about the benefits of being well-informed patients and understanding the importance of full disclosure. 

Health conditions doctors frequently misdiagnose

When you are suffering from symptoms that keep you from feeling like yourself, chances are, you visit your doctor with the hope that he or she will assess your condition and recommend a course of treatment to follow. Because doctors have high levels of education and particularly important job duties, you may trust them wholeheartedly to accurately diagnose your condition and treat you accordingly. Unfortunately, doctors do make mistakes, and in some cases, those errors can have grave consequences.

Nursing home penalized for preventable incident

For many New York families who have aging loved ones, the thought of putting them into a nursing home is not made without much consideration. Often, people carefully compare their options while closely assessing factors like location, living conditions, access to quality medical care and community involvement. However, there are times when even seemingly responsible facilities can experience a dangerous problem if they become too lax, careless or deliberately ignorant of their residents diminished function. 

Patients who take charge can prevent medical mistakes

While it would be ideal that people could place full trust in all of the doctors in New York, there are inevitably some that are not capable of providing the standard of care that patients have the right to receive. In some cases, health care facilities lack proper communication skills that prevent the necessary parties from receiving critical patient information. In other cases, health care workers may not take adequate time to listen to a patient or learn about different symptoms. Then, there are the doctors who are careless or reckless and do not value the input of their patients. 

Can you tell if a nursing home is caring for your loved one?

You spent a considerable amount of time preparing yourself and your loved one for the transition into a nursing home. You poured over the internet for hours, searching for facilities that upheld the values you wanted your family member to be treated with. You conducted your own interviews, analyzed reviews and weighed your options. Finally, after choosing a nursing home in New York, you are wondering if there are ways that you can continue to monitor your loved one's health and wellbeing even after he or she has become a resident. 

Understanding the risks your baby faces during childbirth

You are anticipating the birth of your baby and are excited about how your life is about to change. As you prepare to give birth at the New York hospital of your choice, you are feeling some anxiety about what will happen during delivery. At Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, we have helped many expectant parents to learn more about birth injuries and what their options are if they are dealing with the consequences of a traumatic birthing experience. 

Communication errors a significant contributor to surgical errors

Surgical errors can be one of the most damaging medical mistakes. People who suffer from the negligence of their surgeon may not only be left with an unsolved medical issue, but the painful recovery and emotional trauma of having suffered a surgery that was completely unnecessary and preventable. When people in New York coordinate their surgery with their medical team, it is critical that they advocate their wellbeing and take precautions to prevent surgical errors from becoming their demise. 

Un-medicated c-section blamed on hospital's negligence

When people are preparing to receive a procedure or treatment at a hospital in New York, they often place their life and physical well-being in the hands of experienced medical professionals who have been trained to provide thorough and proper care. However, there are times when poor communication, misunderstanding, carelessness and even recklessness on the part of hospital staff can create a very real danger for the patients they are supposed to be helping. 

3 ways to expedite a real estate deal

Buying a home or piece of property is a major investment. It is exciting, too, to imagine the possibilities. Whether you plan to live in, develop or rent out your newly acquired real estate, you do not want to have the process delayed by red tape. Lenders, buyers and sellers must all cooperate to ensure that a deal reaches completion in a timely manner, and it is not uncommon for problems to draw out the process.

Is understanding prescription labels important?

Your doctor in New York has just given you a new prescription to help you fight off discomforting symptoms that you have been experiencing for quite some time. Relieved, you just start taking the new medication without a second thought to potential side effects. However, not understanding the prescription you are taking could put you at risk of severe injury if you begin taking the drug without a proper understanding of its use and side effects. 

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