Array

Medical Malpractice and Emergency Room Errors

Must Read

Canon 7D, Splitting the Frame

As mentioned in previous chapters, it’s usually a good idea to avoid placing your subject directly in the center...

Web Workers

Web Workers6 are not part of the HTML5 specification, but you may find them useful if you need to...

Eliminating Debt Early With Private Student Loan Consolidation

Many recent graduates are finding it harder and harder to stretch new paychecks. Graduation may be a milestone in...

A School Loan Consolidation Primer

"Hey Dad!", my son screamed from our front door, "I did it, I was accepted to Boston University.". ...

Student Loan Consolidation Tips Guide

During their student life, students accumulate a number of loans to secure their college degrees. These loans prove to...

Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management

Basically, knowledge management (KM), the process of participant describes (in particular, decision-making) use of all resources (including information) to...
Admin
test

In the midst of an emergency, you expect to receive quality medical care as quickly as possible. Emergency personnel are trained extensively for their occupation. Unfortunately, however, they are still susceptible to making mistakes. In 2001, there were 2,063 documented emergency room medication errors across the country, with almost 8 percent causing personal injury to the patient.Commonly Misdiagnosed ConditionsEmergency rooms are high volume, high stress departments. Emergency personnel see hundreds of people a day who must be accurately assessed, diagnosed, and treated for their ailments. It is no surprise that accidents occur in the ER. Whether you were incorrectly assessed, diagnosed with the wrong condition, or received incorrect or inadequate follow-up treatment, you may be the victim of medical malpractice. The following conditions are frequently misdiagnosed by emergency room staff:• Breast Cancer
• Tuberculosis
• Lung Cancer
• Diabetes
• Prostate Cancer
• Cervical Cancer
• Ovarian Cancer
• Testicular Cancer
• Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)- Approximately 8% of all heart attack patients are sent home with the wrong diagnosis
• Strokes
• Pulmonary Embolism
• Bacterial Meningitis
• AppendicitisAn incorrect or delayed diagnosis may result in serious injury or, in extreme cases, the wrongful death of an ER patient.Medical MalpracticeIf you or someone you know has been the victim of ER negligence or medical malpractice, you have the right to take legal action and pursue compensation for your losses. A successful medical malpractice case may result in compensation for the following damages:• All related medical expenses
• Lost wages
• Pain and suffering
• Wrongful deathTo determine your legal rights and entitlements, contact an experienced attorney immediately.

Latest News

Digital Marketing for Beginners

Digital marketing for starter, Let to basic learning about connecting with your audience in the right place at the...

More Articles Like This