Navigation Links
Tired Doctors Need More Rest According to New York Medical Malpractice Attorney, David Perecman
Date:1/27/2010

Interest in whether tired doctors might be dangerous has reached a point that is difficult to ignore in New York, medical malpractice attorneys say.

New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2010 -- Medical professionals of any kind have an obligation to provide a level of medical care at or above the accepted standards of practice in the medical community. Unfortunately, a number of issues may compromise this standard of care. An overworked or exhausted doctor can cause serious injury to a patient and their actions can lead to an expensive medical malpractice lawsuit says New York medical malpractice attorney David Perecman.

The January 17 New York Post describes a doctor who had been on-call at a hospital for over 24 hours straight. She heard her name over the paging system, but forgot to respond to the call. A woman was left in pain waiting for the exhausted doctor to come.

On another overnight shift, a tired doctor accidentally stuck herself with a needle while drawing blood. During one week, she had logged 120 hours on the job.

Another overtired medical student on a 28-hour shift was unable to calculate a medication dose.

The long hours are a violation of work rules. However, residents and experts say that these hours are commonplace among residents at New York City hospitals. There's little doubt that this practice puts patients at extreme risk. These schedules need to be changed in order to save lives.

New York's medical malpractice attorneys express surprise that hospitals don't do more to provide opportunities for residents to get mo
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Retired NYPD Lieutenants William E. Keegan, Jr., Owen McCaffery and John Moran and Tom Thees, a former COO in the financial industry, announce today the formation of H.E.A.R.T (Healing Emergency Aid Response Team) 911.
2. Office of Administration Announces Plan to Preserve Health Care Benefits for Current, Future Retired Commonwealth Employees
3. Nurses working extended shifts, are tired at work and sleep little likely to drive drowsy
4. Office of Administration Extends Retired State Employees Health Benefits Enrollment Period to March 21
5. Mayo Clinic finds retired NFL players at increased risk for heart problems
6. Increased Heart Risk Seen for Retired NFL Players
7. Tired Mother Invents Pill to Wake You Up On Time
8. Looking tired or angry may have more to do with facial aesthetics than how you feel
9. Looking Tired or Angry May Have More to do With Facial Aesthetics Than How You Feel, ASPS Study Reveals
10. Working Hard When Tired Raises Blood Pressure
11. Retired Respironics Chairman Jerry McGinnis and Renal Solutions CEO Pete DeComo Join ALung Technologies Board of Directors; ALung Closes on $1 Million Bridge Financing
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Tired Doctors Need More Rest According to New York Medical Malpractice Attorney, David Perecman
(Date:9/2/2014)... September 02, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com , home ... is now stocking James Taylor concert tickets for the singer’s ... U.S. cities from November 1 to the 19th. , James ... again on the 4th of the month. General onsales to ... are all set to obtain seats for one of his ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... Kalamazoo, Michigan (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ... of the Affordable Care Act and the Healthy Michigan ... Susan G. Komen remains a trusted funding resource for ... able to assist uninsured or underinsured women between the ... at or below 250 percent of the federal poverty ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 02, 2014 The Quantum Group, ... Quantum Innovations, Inc . (QI), it has submitted ... MU2 Certification with a private IT security laboratory approved ... The platform has Meaningful Use 1 certification status (see ... approved and 15 pending patents. The accrediting organization has ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... ZAMST, a leader in high-performance sports ... professional baseball star Nolan Arenado . Widely ... players, Arenado will be working with Zamst to continue ... category. , Arenado was selected by Colorado in the ... 2013, Arenado was awarded the Gold Glove, putting him ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... for marijuana legalization in the U.S. has led to ... substances, such as alcohol. In January, President Obama also ... more dangerous than alcohol. Despite the recent shift in ... to alcohol use are not well understood. ... with Drug Use among US High School Seniors: A ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:James Taylor Presale Tickets for 10 November Concerts On Sale Today From Trusted Provider QueenBeeTickets.com 2Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 2Health News:Local Affiliate of National Health Organization Continues 16-Year Tradition of Funding Programs to Help Fill Gaps in Breast Health Services for Under-Served Populations 3Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 2Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 3Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 4Health News:Grace Century’s EHR Project, The Quantum Group, Inc., Announces Submission for MU2 Certification 5Health News:Gold Glove Baseball Star Nolan Arenado Signs With Zamst 2Health News:NYU study compares consequences of teen alcohol and marijuana use 2Health News:NYU study compares consequences of teen alcohol and marijuana use 3
... rise in childhood obesity being blamed on the beverage ... substitute their sugary soft drinks// with low-calorie ... for a Healthier Generation. a joint initiative of the ... negotiated the plan with Cadbury Schweppes, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo ...
... have genetically modified mice in a study that would ... ,The research team was from the University of Texas ... results of the research were published in the journal Neuron. ... Pten in these mice.This gene has been known to be ...
... diagnostic tests for micro vascular cardiac disease on the lines ... be a good boost// to the researchers to develop novel ... afflict women much more than men. ,“Only in ... - a dysfunction of the heart’s small arteries - as ...
... food choices can play a crucial role in determining ... study // conducted by researchers at Boston University School ... The impact of this problem is more relevant in ... and healthy food is inadequate. ,‘What we ...
... competence of medical staff in the operating room, has ... and increased awareness regarding operating room safety. // Surprisingly, ... to teamwork. ,The survey, called the Safety ... questionnaire and applied to the health care environment. The ...
... sclerosis patients harbor immune cells that specifically overreact to ... mononucleosis. Although EBV has been suspected to play a ... had been largely unknown. ,Scientists think that ... with coordination and balance—is a result of the immune ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nutritious Beverages to be Sold in School 2Health News:Micro vascular Disease Enabled with a Superior Test, Courtesy: Women’s Heart Progra 2Health News:Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok 2Health News:Nurses Outsmart Surgeons When It Comes Safety And Team Wok 3Health News:EBV Might Trigger Multiple Sclerosis, Study 2Health News:EBV Might Trigger Multiple Sclerosis, Study 3Health News:EBV Might Trigger Multiple Sclerosis, Study 4
(Date:9/2/2014)...  Drug delivery technologies that improve access and ... the entire drug development process. Pharmaceutical companies are ... delivery technologies in a bid to move away ... New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, ... delivery sector currently makes up a small fraction ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... , Sept. 2, 2014 Legal-Bay LLC, ... increase in capital and cash advance funding for ... System,s da Vinci Robot. With over 400k surgeries ... focuses on providing lawsuit cash advances for victims ... damage, lacerations to internal organs, burns to blood ...
(Date:9/2/2014)... 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a multi-site ... of the fastest growing companies in America by ... company has undergone significant growth in four main ... clinical development, anti-viral and vaccine development, and patient ... has successfully participated in over 150 early and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Needle-Free Delivery Devices Shape the Future of Vaccines, Says Frost & Sullivan 3da Vinci Lawsuit Settlement Funding Amounts Increased at Legal-Bay Funding 2da Vinci Lawsuit Settlement Funding Amounts Increased at Legal-Bay Funding 3Contract Research Organization WCCT Global Celebrates Being Named as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in America 2
... Pharmaceutical International Co., Ltd. (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: ... obtained the exclusive sales rights of Thymosin Alpha 1 ... Pharmaceutical Co. I. The State Food and ... permit of Thymosin Alpha 1 Injection for Shanghai Biochemistry ...
... Health IT Services Group announced today that Acumen ... as a Complete EHR on December 30, 2010, by ... ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable Eligible Provider certification ... Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Dongsheng Pharmaceutical International Co. Granted Exclusive Sales Rights for Thymosin Alpha 1 Injection 2Dongsheng Pharmaceutical International Co. Granted Exclusive Sales Rights for Thymosin Alpha 1 Injection 3Health IT Services Group's Acumen EHR, Version 6.0, Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification 2Health IT Services Group's Acumen EHR, Version 6.0, Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification 3
Mid-level interpretive resting ECG...
... The ECG-9010 meets IEC60601-2-51 new ... accuracy and digital filter performance. ECG ... on a Windows PC with the ... be changed for operating in other ...
The Sonic WAVE™is the first market-ready Alternative to Ultrasound...
... Critical Care Xpress is an innovative, stat ... and hematology with on-board co-oximetry and integrated ... instrument. Measured tests include pH, PCO 2 ... hematocrit and hemoglobin, sodium, potassium, chloride, ionized ...
Medicine Products: