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Posts tagged "failure to diagnose"

Failure to diagnose leads to $5.6 million award to cancer patient

Missouri residents who experience medical problems that are unfamiliar to them may experience high levels of anxiety. Most people rely on medical professionals to accurately diagnose and treat their conditions. Failure to diagnose dreaded diseases such as cancer may lead to devastating results. Modern medical technology allows for accurate diagnoses, yet many cases of failure to diagnose continue to occur.

Dentist's alleged failure to diagnose leads to malpractice claim

When Missouri residents need dental care, they would naturally want to be able to trust the dentist to provide care of an acceptable standard. When a dentist fails to resolve one's dental problems, it could result in numerous consultations and ongoing pain. A dentist in another state is facing a medical malpractice lawsuit that includes a claim for a failure to diagnose.

Failure to diagnose properly and timely leads to man's death

When a Missouri individual is feeling ill, it can be a very worrisome time. It gets worse when a person visits the doctor and undergoes several tests only to be sent home with no answers. This is what happened to a man in another state whose family has stated that a physician's failure to diagnose led to his death. Now, the physician and hospital are both facing a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Failure to diagnose leads to issues for patient

Missouri residents may be interested in hearing about a case in another state where a physician and nurse are both facing a medical malpractice lawsuit. The lawsuit comes after an alleged failure to diagnose and properly treat a patient following a surgery. A man was seen by the defendants late in May 2013. He was having trouble maintaining proper balance.

Alleged misdiagnosis leads to man's appendix rupturing

Missouri residents may be interested in hearing about how a recent alleged misdiagnosis of a man's condition led to health concerns and a lawsuit. The man’s wife scheduled an appointment for the man at a clinic, where his primary care physician and nurse practitioner worked, after he had suffered from hiccupping, nausea and pain in the abdominal area for 24 hours. An appointment was schedule for two days later, but the doctor asked the patient to pick up and take an acid reflux medicine. Although he did as asked by the medical professional, the patient asserts he had never been diagnosed with acid reflux in the past. This was the beginning of what the man and wife have alleged as a misdiagnosis.

Checklist developed by EMS group reduces medication errors

There are many types of action or inaction in the medical world that could lead to a medical malpractice lawsuit in Kansas City. In addition to the failure to diagnose, some patients are injured due to errors that occurred in course of a surgical procedure. Still others are hurt when physical conditions of the medical facility allow them to fall. Another reason that many people are hurt while under the care of a medical provider is an error concerning medication they are provided.

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