JohnRatkowitz

May 24, 2014

Trauma resulting from misuse of delivery devices

Assisted vaginal delivery through the use of forceps or a vacuum can provide an alternative to a cesarean section. If can be medically indicated if a […]
May 24, 2014
Emergency Entrance With Security Vehicle

Health Care Safety Index – May 2014

Kate Thomas, reporting for the New York Times, discussed how Insys Therapeutics, maker of  Subsys, a narcotic pain killer, increased sales by aggressively marketing Subsys to […]
May 22, 2014

Hypertension and preeclampsia

There are a variety of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy that can cause harm to a mother delivering a child. First, a mother can have hypertension that […]
May 22, 2014

Hypoxic Encephalopathy and Cerebral Palsy.

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is a diagnosis of neurological dysfunction. During labor and delivery, a baby may suffer brain damage due to insufficient oxygen to the brain. […]