There has been a renewed focus on medical liability reforms that move beyond traditional tort reforms, toward creating alternatives to jury trials in favor of quick decisions made by judicial professionals, enhanced liability safety for doctors who follow established medical guidelines and consider responsibility for errors, and risk management efforts that focus on ensuring patient basic safety. Related StoriesGreater evidence-based help needed for depressed workers – New report from The Work FoundationPreventing falls in care homes: an interview with Professor Pip LoganSignostics gets FDA 510k clearance for handheld bladder scanner ‘While preventing mistakes should stay the paramount goal, these reforms may help lessen physician's liability fears while making certain patients are and fairly compensated for any errors that do occur adequately,’ Cooke continued.###.. Sinus Surgery May Also Ease Sleep Apnea: – THURSDAY, Sept. 10, 2015 – – Struggling to breathe with sinus difficulties can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep. But a new study suggests that surgery to deal with chronically stuffed sinuses can help people breathe and rest better, including people with sleep apnea. The study found that 15 % of individuals with chronically stuffed sinuses also had the sleep disorder obstructive sleep apnea. After surgery to clear the sinuses, people reported better quality of life and improved sleep, whether or not or not that they had a sleep disorder. ‘Poor sleep, feeling tired, and exhaustion are all frequent complaints of patients with chronic sinus disease,’ said study author Dr.