A life care plan not only should outline the treatments needed to facilitate optimal recovery but also should account for the patient’s unique wants, needs, and limitations to ensure he or she is comfortable every step of the way. This is where an experienced nurse life care planner can help. At Cardinal LifeCare Consulting, our life care planners use evidence-based practice guidelines, medical … [Read more...] about More Than A Nurse: Life Care Planner
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A life care plan is a powerful tool that can serve as valuable evidence to prove the extent of plaintiffs’ injuries and the cost of their medical needs. At Cardinal LifeCare Consulting, we not only create comprehensive life care plans, but we also provide expert witness services. Although there’s no one-size-fits-all life care planner deposition outline, there are a few common questions that life … [Read more...] about 3 Questions a Life Care Planner Is Asked in a Deposition
Traumatic brain injury survivors often require round-the-clock monitoring and extensive treatment to reach maximum medical improvement. Not only is this process arduous and challenging, but it is also financially crippling. A traumatic brain injury nursing care plan from Cardinal LifeCare Consulting can be instrumental for assessing or critiquing damages during personal injury litigation and … [Read more...] about Traumatic Brain Injury: Nursing Care Plan
Lumbar fusion is a procedure that stops vertebral motion in the lumbar spine to reduce back pain. The surgery involves adding a bone graft to the spine, which creates a bone fusion by growing between two vertebral elements. Unfortunately, there are numerous complications that can arise due to lumbar fusion—the effects of which can be debilitating. If you’re wondering, “What are the symptoms of a … [Read more...] about What Are the Symptoms of a Failed Lumbar Fusion?
Complications can arise from any surgical procedure, but some complications result in debilitating pain that affects the patient's ability to sleep, mobility, and day-to-day wellbeing. Corrective surgeries and other medical care can be prohibitively expensive for patients, but they may be able to cover their medical bills and other damages by filing a medical malpractice claim. Attorneys who … [Read more...] about Nursing Care Plan for Acute Pain Related to Surgery
Over recent years, the use of life care plans has expanded beyond litigation and into discharge planning, elder care, and a variety of other fields. This growth has increased the importance of life care planning standards of practice, which are essential for ensuring the accuracy of life care plans and optimizing patient outcomes. If you’re an attorney involved in a personal injury case, it is … [Read more...] about Life Care Planning: Standards of Practice Overview