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Preparing for your cruise
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According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, cruise ships hold a great deal of potential danger for the elderly, although that danger may, in fact, lead to only moderate injury. A study by the NCBI found a total of 663 injuries in three years while studying cruise ships, which lead to a very reassuring 0.8 injuries per 1000 passengers. However, of those who...

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Redefining Informed Consent in Wisconsin Medical Malpractice
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A 2012 Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling may possibly expand the definition of informed consent to include treatments and tests that physicians may not consider advisable or necessary. This would have implications for medical malpractice as well as the cost of public health. Wisconsin Medical Malpractice Case Study A 43-year-old patient Thomas Jandre was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy when a CT scan showed he was...

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