Blog Posts in June, 2016

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  • The Dangers of Overloaded and Improperly Loaded Trucks

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jun 30, 2016

    Commercial trucks enable companies to ship products all across the country, keeping the nation’s shelves and pantries stocked. A key part of the transportation process is the actual loading of the vehicles, and if that step isn’t done properly, it can lead to catastrophe. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) details the proper method for loading a truck on its website, and ...
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  • What Happens After a Surgery Goes Wrong?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jun 29, 2016

    What Happens After a Surgery Goes Wrong? Even in the best case scenario, surgery can be an incredibly stressful prospect to face. It’s rarely anyone’s first choice to have a surgeon cut into their body, no matter how experienced or well-trained they may be. In one of those best case scenarios, everything goes smoothly, you don’t feel a thing, and you go home healthier and on the road to recovery. ...
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  • What is Neonatal Subgaleal Hemorrhage?

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jun 20, 2016

    A neonatal subgaleal hemorrhage is a potentially lethal condition that can affect newborn infants. It is a type of extracranial hemorrhage, meaning that it takes place outside of the skull, and occurs when a vein is ruptured, causing it to bleed into the space between the scalp and the skull. Also known as the subgaleal space, this type of injury is one of the most serious brain bleeds because ...
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  • Medical Errors Could Be Third Leading Cause of Death

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jun 16, 2016

    After analyzing medical death rate data over an eight-year stretch, patient safety experts from Johns Hopkins have calculated that over 250,000 deaths are caused by medical error each year in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) currently list respiratory disease – responsible for nearly 150,000 deaths each year – as the third leading cause of death in the U.S. The ...
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  • Tennessee's Most Dangerous Driving Cities

    Posted By Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge || Jun 14, 2016

    With the main summer months approaching fast, more cars will be hitting the roads. Whether you’re on the road for your daily commute, setting out for an anticipated vacation destination, embarking on an epic road trip, or just walking alongside it as a pedestrian, the increased traffic only makes the roads more dangerous. According to a 2014 report from the National Complete Streets Coalition ...
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