Medical Emergencies

Malpractice trial awards $95.5 million to child’s family

In 2016, four year old Nevaeh Hall’s family took her to a local Houston dentist to have a few teeth extracted due to decay. The procedure should have been fairly routine. But, Nevaeh ended up leaving...

Local Government Association: Nearly 180 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

Latest figures showing nearly 45,000 hospital operations to remove rotten teeth in children and teenagers – equating to 177 a day – have led councils to warn of a potential post-coronavirus surge of...

Managing the situation

Martin Oates looks at how to deal with the mayhem of a medical emergency.