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Cervical Fractures in Toddlers

Cervical Fractures in Toddlers

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney. The spine is one of the most important parts of the body and contains numerous nerves that control motor and sensory function for the arms, legs, and every organ. Because of this damage to the spine, particularly in children, has the potential to be devastating. For this reason, cervical fractures in toddlers are severe and a recent review article was published discussing these injuries.

Mechanisms of Cervical Fractures in Toddlers


Degloving Injury Management: Application of Negative Pressure

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. Degloving injuries can be particularly severe, particularly if they encompass a large amount of the extremity’s surface area. Therefore, it is essential to use every tool possible to maximize the potential for a positive outcome. One of the tools that can be employed is called negative pressure therapy and a recent research paper demonstrated good outcomes in patients receiving this form of treatment.

The Dangers of a Degloving Injury

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The Diagnosis of a Traumatic Brain Injury Can Be Challenging

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. When people are suffering from neurological symptoms, they often visit their friendly physician for help figuring out what is wrong. Sometimes, patients wonder if they have sustained a traumatic brain injury; however, these diagnoses aren’t always as easy as people would like. There are a number of challenges that must be overcome in order to make the correct diagnosis.

The Symptoms Can Vary from Patient to Patient


Blunt Chest Trauma can Cause a Cardiac Contusion

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. The heart is one of the most important organs in the body as it pumps oxygenated blood to the body’s organs and tissues as well as deoxygenated blood to the lungs. While the heart and lungs are protected by the bony rib cage, sometimes, this isn’t even protection to prevent serious damage. A recent research paper was published discussing a couple of case studies where trauma to the chest led to severe cardiac contusions and cardiogenic shock.

How does Blunt Trauma to the Chest Occur?


Blindness Following a Cervical Fracture: Case Review

I’m Ed Smith, a Personal Injury Lawyer in Sacramento. For most people, their ability to see the world around them is an important part of their quality of life. This gives them the ability to interact frequently with their family and friends while feeling included in the daily activities around them. Unfortunately, some people can lose their sight in traumatic ways, leading to permanent medical disability that will change their life forever. A recent case report discussing a patient who had their sight damaged following a motor vehicle accident was published in the medical literature.

How Does a Cervical Fracture Occur?

Chronic Medical Problems With a Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Fairfield Brain Injury Lawyer. When someone suffers a traumatic brain injury, they are often concerned about the prognosis that it might carry. This is a valid concern and the prognosis of a brain injury is just as much about the quality of life as it is about life and death itself. When people live with a traumatic brain injury, there are numerous chronic medical problems that they might have the deal with.

Why do Chronic Medical Problems Develop?


Burn Injury Treatment

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer. Among the various injuries that somebody might come into contact with, burn injuries are some of the most painful. Whether this comes from an active fire or contact with a hot surface, it is important for people to understand the various treatment options available so that their injury can be cared for properly. There are some basic principles that people who have suffered a burn injury should keep in mind.

Running Water to Ease the Pain


Treatment Options for a Traumatic Pneumothorax

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento car accident lawyer. Traumatic injuries that someone could suffer in a car crash are quite varied. Many of them can be life-threatening. Today we will discuss a traumatic pneumothorax, also known as a collapsed lung. Depending on the size and the severity of this injury, someone could die from lack of oxygen in a matter of minutes. A recent review article was published discussing the possible treatment options for this injury.

How does a Collapsed Lung Develop?

Hospitalization and Nursing Home Abuse

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer. Unfortunately, people’s bodies break down as they age and sometimes family members are unable to care for their loved ones. Under these circumstances, many people will rely on a nursing home to provide professional medical and caretaking services for their family members and friends. Sometimes, these nursing homes can abuse this trust and privilege, possibly leading to hospitalization.

Examples of Nursing Home Abuse

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Brain Bleeding in Children is a Serious Problem

I’m Ed Smith, a Personal Injury Lawyer in Sacramento. In recent years, there has been a significant amount of focus on traumatic brain injuries and the various brain bleeds, particularly in adults; however, these can also be serious problems for children. When children suffer some form of neurological insult, it can have adverse effects because their brains are still developing. For this reason, a team of researchers took their talents to the databanks to try and draw some conclusions regarding bleeding of the brain in children.

How do Brain Bleeds Occur?

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