Unveiling the terrifying consequences of patient misidentification and what you can do about it.
From a medical malpractice perspective, how can patients ensure they are receiving safe and effective anesthesia care outside of a hospital setting?
Physician and nursing care should be patient-led rather than clicking boxes on a screen
Medical malpractice lawsuit claims patient developed concussion, traumatic brain injury
Obstetrician, hospitalist, other physicians fail to diagnose damaged ureter, internal urine leak after hysterectomy
Woman faced 50+ day hospitalization because of unrecognized complication
Liability for unneeded surgeries can be broad
Young adult patient had surgery for broken leg, was discharged despite signs of compartment syndrome
Jury sided with plaintiff who alleged trauma surgeons didn't order antibiotics despite contaminated deep laceration from hand to shoulder
Experts advise surgeons to convert from laparoscopic to open surgery when encountering severe adhesions