Jaundice describes yellowing of the skin and is common in the first few weeks of life. For some babies, however, it can lead to damage to the brain and nervous system if it is not picked up and treated promptly. The harmful effects can be more severe in babies who are born prematurely, are small and or are unwell for other reasons. The damage caused by jaundice to babies in the first few weeks of life can lead to
Pacific Medical Law, Vancouver Medical Negligence Law Blog
2021 marks the fourth year that Susanne Raab and Brenda Osmond will be teaching the course in Medical Negligence Law as adjunct professors at the University of British Columbia. Representing patients who have been injured as a result of medical negligence is the only work we do at Pacific Medical Law and we are excited to share our knowledge and experience with
We are pleased to announce that Andrea Donaldson has joined the Board of Governors of the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. In these changing and uncertain times, it is more important than ever to join together and support trial lawyers in their efforts to promote the rights of individuals and access to justice.
This November, Natasha Lambert will be embarking on her biggest challenge yet – sailing across the Atlantic Ocean. Natasha’s love of sailing was immediate. It started on a lake in England when she was nine years old and only grew stronger as she got involved with a local sailing academy back home on the Isle
Over the past two decades, the number of out-of-hospital births has been on the rise in British Columbia. This includes home births, which can be performed by registered midwives or appropriately trained physicians. But are home births safe? It depends. A recent US study investigated this question. By analyzing the rates of neonatal mortality in