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FDA wants input from surgeons regarding robotic surgery devices

Chicago patients may understand that surgery comes with risks, but patients also understand that certain types of risks can be avoided. A patient should never suffer injuries because a doctor performed the wrong surgery or surgery on the wrong body part. And a patient should never suffer disabling or life-threatening injuries if complications do arise […]
Medical Devices

Who informs Chicago patients about defective medical devices?

Chicago patients who suffer from life-threatening, chronic or disabling medical conditions may currently be using a variety of medical devices to keep their symptoms and health under control. Although medical devices must meet certain requirements before the products can be approved for patient use, a number of problems could still occur after a device is […]
Doctor Errors

Lower doses of sleep medications recommended for women

While the media often focuses on car accidents related to drunk driving or distracted driving, yet another cause of vehicle crashes rarely makes the news. Joliet residents and others across the U.S. who take prescription medications should be cautious when driving, even several hours after taking some medications, including sleep aids. And their doctors should […]
Medication Errors

Chicago doctors warned not to prescribe Pradaxa to some patients

To avoid making serious or fatal prescription medication errors, Chicago doctors need to have a vast knowledge of medications that are used to treat a variety of illnesses and other health concerns. Doctors need to inform patients about the risks that are associated with prescription drugs, and they also need to know how prescription drugs […]
Medication Errors

Chicago fertility doctor failed to properly screen donors for STDs

Earlier this month, a fertility doctor who practices in the Chicago area received a warning letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding testing and screening practices at the doctor’s clinic. The warning, which has also been posted on the agency’s website for the public to view, claims that the doctor’s clinic failed to […]
Doctor Errors

Doctors warned to restrict use of dangerous brain stents in patients

When a new medical device is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the medical community and patients alike often have high hopes that the product will significantly improve the quality of life for many folks in Illinois and throughout the entire U.S. But when further research reveals that a device may not be […]
Wrongful Death

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