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David Michael Oddo

David Oddo’s Legal Guides

5 total

  • Failure To Carry Out Emergency C-Sections

    If mother or baby is at risk during delivery, medical professionals may opt to perform an emergency caesarean section, rather than continue with a potentially dangerous vaginal birth. However, what happens if an emergency C-section is needed, but is not carried out? Does this am...

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  • Complications of Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections

    Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs) are widely used in the United States to treat chronic and acute pain.The ESI is an injection of a long lasting steroid (cortisone) in the area which surrounds the spinal cord and the nerves coming out of it, called the epidural space.The injec...

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  • DePuy ASR Hip Replacement Recall

    Patients who received a DePuy ASR hip replacement, are experiencing a higher than normal failure rate, resulting in the need for further revision surgery. The failure of the device can happen as soon as one year after initial replacement surgery. This could cause devastating hi...

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  • Too Many Medical Tests:Too Much Radiation

    Last year, a New England Journal of Medicine study revealed that as many as 4 million adults in the United States, under the age of 65, are being exposed to high, potentially cancer causing levels of radiation. The source of the radiation was not airport scanners, power lines or ...

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  • Discovering Nursing Home Neglience and Abuse

    Due to the natural aging process, nursing home neglect can be difficult to determine. The human body often responds to aging in unpleasant and painful ways. However, it is important to keep a look out for common signs of neglect and abuse that should not be confused with the natu...

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