Schizophrenia is a chronic and debilitating mental illness, but a study published recently in the Journal of Psychiatric Practice suggests that many of the patients in Ohio and around the country who are told that they suffer from it are misdiagnosed. After studying the case histories of 58 patients who were told by their general practitioner's that they suffer from schizophrenia, researchers from Maryland's Johns Hopkins University found that 26 of them were only suffering from either a mood disorder or anxiety.
Lawyers representing the families of people who died after a doctor allegedly prescribed excessive amounts of painkillers plan to focus on wrongful death claims. Over two dozen lawsuits have emerged since Mount Carmel Health System informed survivors that errors or malfeasance might have caused their family members' deaths.
As an expectant mother, or the partner of one, you want to be informed on birth. What to expect, problems that could arise and how to fix them are all valuable pieces of information to hold. One complication most mothers-to-be are aware of is when something stops the baby can't make it out through the last bit of the birth canal.
Demand for nurses is going up in Ohio and other parts of the country. At the same time, there is a lot of turnover in this field, with a fair number of licensed nurses opting not to work in nursing. This raises the possibility of significant nursing shortages.