Oxygen

Oxygen therapy is the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention, which can be for a variety of purposes in both chronic and acute patient care. Oxygen is essential for cell metabolism, and in turn, tissue oxygenation is essential for all normal physiological functions.High blood and tissue levels of oxygen can be helpful or damaging, depending on circumstances and oxygen therapy should be used to benefit the patient by increasing the supply of oxygen to the lungs and thereby increasing the availability of oxygen to the body tissues, especially when the patient is suffering from hypoxia and/or hypoxaemia.
Posts about Oxygen
  • Daycare Worker Charged with Felony after Toddler Suffers Brain Damage

    … could face up to 5 years in jail and a fine. The family, in an effort to take care of the treatment costs, have set up a GoFundMe page. According to the fundraiser page, they believe is may take “months and possibly years to help get him get to about 75% of where he was before this incident.” Daycare injuries are often caused by negligence. Child…

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  • Nuchal Cord Birth Injury Lawyer

    … to handle your claim, you owe us nothing unless we actually win your case. Nuchal Cord, Birth Injuries & Medical Malpractice The umbilical cord carries oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the child’s bloodstream. It contains one vein and two arteries, and almost never causes serious birth complications. Unfortunately in some cases, the umbilical…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 21 readers -
  • C-Section Complications, Birth Injuries & Medical Malpractice

    … to suffer a serious birth injury. Some of the more-common birth injuries that can develop during/after a C-section include: Scarring, lacerations, and abrasions Lack of oxygen to the baby (hypoxia) Development of cerebral palsy Development of Erb’s Palsy (injury to the brachial plexus) Premature birth, causing underdeveloped lungs, heart…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 23 readers -
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Uterine Tachysystole

    … the cervix, the muscles of this organ may clamp onto the baby’s soft and pliable head in a rhythmic manner, leading to head trauma. In addition, the baby might get deprived of oxygen due to obstruction of the umbilical cord for minutes at a time. The placenta, which provides nutrients and blood to the baby, can even separate from the uterus…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 18 readers -
  • Dallas Zoloft® Birth Defect Lawyers

    … lead to thromboembolisms. Here are some signs that your baby may have developed PPHN shortly after birth: Rapid breathing Fast heartbeat Your baby’s skin may have a bluish tint even when receiving oxygen therapy after labor Grunting and flaring nostrils which may signal some kind of respiratory distress Abnormal heart murmur If PPHN…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 31 readers -
  • Swimming Pool Accidents in Hotels

    … – Pool and hot tub drains can be very dangerous if they are not in compliance with relevant laws, such as the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act,3 people can become suctioned to the drain, which can result in evisceration and drowning. Other conditions inside the pool – Pools can have many other dangerous conditions including murky…

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  • My Child Was Born with Hypoxia, Can I Sue for This Birth Injury?

    … What is Hypoxia? Hypoxia occurs when a baby receives inadequate oxygen to its brain before, during, or after delivery. The condition can lead to brain injury and, if improperly treated, may progress into a permanent disorder, such as cerebral palsy, cognitive deficiencies, or hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). However, hypoxia doesn’t…

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  • Infant Wrongful Death Lawyer

    … or sedation during the labor process (in an attempt to lessen pain or induce contractions) can affect the baby’s young biological systems, overwhelming them and potentially leading to brain damage or even death. Oxygen deprivation – Asphyxiation during delivery can lead to hypoxia, a term which means loss of oxygen to vital body organs…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 29 readers -
  • Failure to Communicate Change in Condition

    …, the doctor left instructions that accounted for possible red flags, and asked that he be notified if these became apparent. He especially stressed that he should be contacted if her oxygen levels dropped below 95%. The woman experienced the drop in oxygen, and several other uncomfortable symptoms, including uterine cramping, excess discharge…

    Ethan Manning/ www.bluegrassjustice.com- 39 readers -
  • Retinal Detachment Symptoms and Treatment

    … on any pertinent personal injury or malpractice case. The state of Kentucky imposes a statute of limitations on the length of time a person can file a case. Pursuing action right away, also keeps details more fresh and evidence more reliable. Contact us to set up a consultation to discuss your situation and we’ll help you decide which course of action is best for you. …

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  • Midwife Malpractice

    … certified nurse midwife in attendance. During this time, they took no steps to improve blood flow and oxygen to the fetus. In the morning, the supervising certified nurse midwife was notified of the circumstances but failed to report to the hospital because the attending physician was at the hospital. According to the physician, he was not aware…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -