Month: June 2009

North Carolina Writer Offers Advice on Nursing Care

Pamela Lipscomb, of the Charlotte Examiner, suggests families and caregivers of persons needing long-term care remember these simple, common-sense tips:  Be Present As Much As Possible; Be Vigilant; Develop Relationships with the Staff; Have a Regular Visitation Schedule; Participate.  Multiple studies have shown that abuse is far less likely to occur when family members and …

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High Honor for HensonFuerst Nursing Home Partner

Anne Duvoisin, a partner in HensonFuerst’s nursing home abuse practice, was recently elected to a three-year term on the Litigation Section Council of the N.C. Bar Association.  Anne has devoted her entire legal career to improving the lives of her clients and affecting much-needed change in the laws and regulations governing long-term and elder care.  …

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Important Link to Bookmark

This link will connect blog viewers to “Medicare, The Official U.S. Government Site for People With Medicare.” http://www.medicare.gov/Nursing/Overview.asp.  On this site, viewers can find information on how to properly compare nursing homes, information on nursing home inspections, awareness campaigns, patients’ rights and nursing home publications, as well as many other U.S. government resources and sponsored …

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Young Brains Need Mental Rest to Recover from Concussion

A recent international conference concluded that younger brains need restrictions on mental activity as well as physical activity to recover from concussion.  The fact that teen brains are not fully developed may affect how quickly they recover.  New protocols for concussion recovery stress “cognitive rest” that includes limits on schoolwork video games, and other mental …

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The Risks that Fatigued Tractor Trailer Drivers Pose to Our Highways

Injury Lawyer Carma Henson remains concerned about the serious risk that fatigued tractor trailer drivers pose to our highways.  “Almost every tractor trailer accident I have ever handled has resulted in some level of brain injury to the victim,” Henson says. “The amount of force involved in a tractor trailer collision is immense, and it stands …

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NHL Managers Oppose Rules Punishing Hits to the Head

Henson Fuerst Partner Bob Fuerst strongly disagrees with comments made recently by a National Hockey League General manager.  Lately, the NHL Players’ Association has been requesting a rule that would ban blows to the head. So far, that request has been met with resistance from the 30 general managers — many of whom were longtime players …

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