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

    … abuse at daycare centers is a common occurrence all over the country, but many of these stories only receive media attention if there is a physical-abuse component. The truth is that the most-common cause of injuries at daycare are the direct result of negligence. Negligence is often invisible until it is too late, which is why it’s important to ask…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 12 readers -
  • Nuchal Cord Birth Injury Lawyer

    … cord can become tangled around the child’s neck and pose a serious risk of brain damage or fetal death. This is referred to as a “nuchal cord.” A nuchal cord can and should be detected via ultrasound during the mother’s prenatal checkups. While most instances of a nuchal cord do not result in the need for emergency surgery or cesarean section…

    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

    …Did you develop tachysystole during labor, causing your child being born with cerebral palsy or another type of birth injury? The Dallas birth injury attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm may be able to help you and your family recover compensation. Call us at 1-877-405-4313 today to discuss the facts of your case, and your options moving forward…

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

    …The use of Zoloft® while pregnant has been shown to cause serious birth defects in newborn children. If your baby was born with birth defects due to the use of Zoloft while pregnant, we may be able to help recover substantial compensation for your child. Contact the Dallas Zoloft birth defect lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm today for a free…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Swimming Pool Accidents in Hotels

    …: Brain damage from oxygen deprivation (anoxia1 or hypoxia2) Traumatic brain injury from head trauma Broken bones Burns and electrocution injuries Evisceration Death As you can see, many of the injuries caused by pool accidents are highly serious and can have an extreme effect on your family. As a result, you should always seek…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 7 readers -
  • 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…

    Gabriel Levin/ levininjuryfirm.com- 9 readers -
  • 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 surgery resulted in even more complications, including the loss of blood. She was also experienced seizures, and cardiac arrest, which was temporarily remedied with CPR. She had congestive heart failure, fluid in her lungs, brain damage, pneumonia, and respiratory distress syndrome. After 12 days in the ICU, the woman died. Communication…

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

    … Although many people express themselves by rolling their eyes, ultimately, eyes are supposed to stay properly attached and in place, but those who suffer from retinal detachment experience some trouble with this. The retina is an important layer of tissue that is on the back of the eye and is supplied with the oxygen it needs for proper…

    Ethan Manning/ www.bluegrassjustice.com- 31 readers -
  • Midwife Malpractice

    … that the midwife (who was with the patient) was a student, and did not believe it was his responsibility to supervise her. Even after the obstetrician became aware that circumstances warranted immediate delivery of the baby, it was another hour before he obtained patient consent for a Cesarean section and didn’t notify the anesthesiologist…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -