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Medical Malpractice Third Leading Cause of Death?

Medical Malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the US?!? The CDC totals the leading causes of death every year, and here is the link for last year : As you can see, heart disease is number ...
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Failure to diagnose, more common than you think

Rush to judgment- means jumping to conclusions without properly weighing all possibilities first. This rush to judgment is becoming a major problem with doctor and hospital malpractice. Hospitals have ...
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Is Coumadin safe?

Is Coumadin safe for the elderly? Coumadin is a very dangerous drug if labs aren't taken to make sure that your blood isn't getting too "thin". Coumadin is a popular blood thinner ...
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NC Dog Bite Law

In North Carolina, there are two ways that an owner may be liable for dog bites. First, N.C.G.S § 67-4.1 provides for strict liability for attacks by "dangerous dogs". Second, some ...
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Shannon Gray Nursing Home

Shannon Gray Rehabilitation and Recovery Center in Jamestown is a four star (above average) nursing home. It appears to be a nice looking facility just built in 2010. Shannon Gray has 132 beds which ...
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Countryside Manor Nursing

Countryside Manor is a four star (above average) nursing home located on Hwy 158 in Stokesdale. Countryside is the skilled nursing part of Countryside Village. The Village is independent living while ...
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Friends Home West

Friends Home West is not really a nursing home but is instead is an assisted living type facility. In other words, it is more of a retirement community. It has an indoor swimming pool, a garden and a ...
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What is an adult care home?

What is an adult care home? An adult care home is what we used to call a rest home. It is a place for the elderly to just get some help with basic needs. Sometimes the elderly really want to stay as ...
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Alston Brook Lexington

Alston Brook nursing home in Lexington North Carolina is a 100 bed nursing facility. It is a mixed facility. Sixty-four of these beds are skilled nursing beds in the "Granny's Place" ...
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How often should a patient be turned to prevent sores?

How often should nursing home residents be turned to prevent sores? Every two hours!!!??? Right? Maybe not. Turning every two hours is the current standard of care in North Carolina. However, a new ...
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How will ObamaCare affect me? The individual mandate

ObamaCare starts October 1 st right?!? Individual Mandate - ObamaCare or the Affordable Care Act started years ago. Many provisions are already in place, but the Individual Mandate insurance exchanges ...
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Westchester Manor at Providence Place

Westchester Manor at Providence Place in High Point was once a five star nursing home, but just dropped all the way down to two stars or "below average" per Medicare.gov. As always, you ...
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What do I do if I have been in a car wreck?

What do you do if you have been in a car wreck or auto accident? I will skip the obvious things like call the police and seek medical treatment if you need it. From a legal perspective there are few ...
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Kindred Hospital Greensboro

Kindred Hospital in Greensboro has 23 skilled beds that provide special services such as respiratory services. Kindred long term care is provided within the hospital that you can see near I-85 and Hwy ...
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Clapps Nursing Center

Clapps Nursing Center is a 118 bed nursing home located at 5229 Appomattox Road in Pleasant Garden. Overall, Clapps has a five star rating per Medicare nursing home compare, which is the highest ...
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Camden Place Health and Rehab

REVIEW 2015: Camden Place Health and Rehab is now a 4 star or above average facility. Their overall staffing levels have fallen to 3 stars or average: Camden NC Total number of residents 120 87.2 87.4 ...
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Blumenthal Jewish Home

2015 REVIEW: Blumenthal Nursing & Rehabilitation has fallen to a 2 star "below average" nursing home. The most significant and obvious problem is their low staffing numbers. BLUMENTHAL ...
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Dram Shop and adults

N.C.G.S. § 18B-305. Other prohibited sales ( Adults unlike Section 120 minors ) (a) Sale to Intoxicated Person. -- It shall be unlawful for a permittee or his employee or for an ABC store ...
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Dram Shop and minors

N.C.G.S. § 18B-120-129 the permittee or the local ABC board: (1 year SoL, only minors, and max recovery is $500,000) (BUT Parents can sue over a child's death case) (Also, there is an ...
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Graybrier Nursing Home in Trinity

The Graybrier Nursing and Retirement Center in Trinity The Graybrier Nursing and Retirement Center is located at 116 Lane Drive in Trinity. Graybrier is a 128 bed facility which is a larger sized ...
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Westwood Healthcare

Westwood Healthcare Westwood Healthcare is a smaller nursing home in Archdale with 68 beds. Westwood Healthcare has an overall rating of 3 stars which is average. However, I like to focus more on ...
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Triad Care in High Point

Triad Care & Rehabilitation Center in High Point Triad Care is on North Elm Street in High Point. Triad Care is a very large nursing home with 199 beds, which is twice as big as the average ...
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Bulging or herniated disc cases

Bulging or herniated disc cases Bulging or herniated disc cases are hard fought by insurance defense attorneys. They will rightfully argue that bulging discs can be part of the natural degenerative ...
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Brian Center of Lexington nursing home

Brian Center of Lexington is a large nursing home in Lexington. For this year, it is a three star or average nursing home. This has improved since last year when it had only two stars. If you want to ...
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Guilford Health Care nursing home

Guilford Health Care Center is a nursing home with 110 beds in Greensboro. 2015 REVIEW: Guilford Health Care Center is now a 4 star or “Above Average” nursing home. Just a few years ago, ...
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