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Medical malpractice

What's the Texas statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims?

What's the Texas statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims?

Time is of the essence to preserve a medical negligence claim

Are hospital and nursing home bedsores and pressure injuries avoidable?

Are hospital and nursing home bedsores and pressure injuries avoidable?

Experts contend that the best treatment is prevention

When you should consider getting a medical or surgical second opinion

When you should consider getting a medical or surgical second opinion

High-pressure tactics should raise a red flag

Patient dies from nursing home fall despite documented high risk

Patient dies from nursing home fall despite documented high risk

Physician and nursing care should be patient-led rather than clicking boxes on a screen

How patients can overcome healthcare bias

How patients can overcome healthcare bias

Like everyone else, physicians, nurses, and other providers can be misguided by implicit biases

Man in 30s sent home from ER by nurse practitioner, dies of pulmonary embolism

Man in 30s sent home from ER by nurse practitioner, dies of pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism blocks a blood vessel to one or both lungs

Surgeon, nurses miss signs of cauda equina syndrome

Surgeon, nurses miss signs of cauda equina syndrome

Young man is left with permanent impairments

Texas health care informed consent is more than a rubber stamp process

Texas health care informed consent is more than a rubber stamp process

Informed consent is a physician responsibility

Woman in her 20s has stroke, brain injury after chiropractic neck manipulation

Woman in her 20s has stroke, brain injury after chiropractic neck manipulation

Study finds 1 in 20,000 neck manipulations by chiropractors causes vertebral artery aneurysm or dissection

How a single nurse in an emergency room can doom a patient's health

How a single nurse in an emergency room can doom a patient's health

Robert Painter explains how triage nurses can put patients on the wrong track in ED Management, a publication for emergency medicine malpractice prevention