Will Your Family Physician See You After Your Car Wreck?

So, you’ve been in a car crash and you’re achy and sore. You didn’t go to an emergency room because you knew you didn’t have any broken bones, internal injuries or bleeding. Will your long term family doctor now see you to assess the injuries? Well, of course, my family doctor will see me. Why wouldn’t he? I’ve been a patient for years! There’s about a 50-50 chance your primary care physician will want nothing to do with you after a crash. Is it because they can’t Read More +

Xarelto Lawsuits

The FDA approved xarelto (also known as “rivaroxaban”) in 2011 as an alternate drug product to other prescriptions that thin the blood. Those who suffer from atrial fibrillation are at extra risk for blood clots that might lead to a stroke. Blood clots are also a risk after major joint reconstruction surgery, such as hip or knee replacement. Blood thinners are the answer. Drugs such as the newer xarelto and the older warfarin both work as an anti-coagulant – that is, to prevent the blood Read More +