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Stroke

Texas Stroke Medical Malpractice: When to Call a Lawyer

Texas Stroke Medical Malpractice: When to Call a Lawyer

Stroke victims face legal challenges due to Texas tort reform.

HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest is now a comprehensive stroke center

HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest is now a comprehensive stroke center

Comprehensive stroke center are held to the highest standard of care for all strokes types

The potential role of race in stroke care for Black patients

The potential role of race in stroke care for Black patients

African Americas have a higher risk of stroke, but are given tPA medical therapy less often

Texas ER botches diagnosis of man's posterior circulation stroke

Texas ER botches diagnosis of man's posterior circulation stroke

These strokes have different signs and symptoms and are commonly misdiagnosed

When they get it wrong at the hospital: 2 things you can do to push back on a potentially bogus diagnosis

When they get it wrong at the hospital: 2 things you can do to push back on a potentially bogus diagnosis

Patients are sometimes discharged with the same problems that brought them to the emergency room

Delay in stroke treatment can cause speech problems, aphasia

Delay in stroke treatment can cause speech problems, aphasia

Communication difficulty can often be reversed with prompt diagnosis and care

Not listening to the patient, other shortcuts lead to stroke misdiagnosis

Not listening to the patient, other shortcuts lead to stroke misdiagnosis

In the United States, strokes in 18 to 45 year olds are on the rise

Posterior circulation stroke misdiagnosis and medical malpractice

Posterior circulation stroke misdiagnosis and medical malpractice

Around 165,000 stroke diagnoses are missed each year in American emergency rooms

What Bob Saget's death teaches us about traumatic head and brain injuries

What Bob Saget's death teaches us about traumatic head and brain injuries

Head injuries shouldn't be overlooked by victims or medical profesisonals

In a plaintiffs' win, a Tyler, Texas case illustrates the tough legal standard for stroke misdiagnosis cases

In a plaintiffs' win, a Tyler, Texas case illustrates the tough legal standard for stroke misdiagnosis cases

Ischemic strokes are the most common type