patient safety

  

Common diagnostic errors and medical malpractice

Federal government data suggest that 10-20% of all diagnoses are inaccurate

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Profits over patients in hospice and end-of-life care

Frisco, Texas hospice executive makes chilling admissions in federal court

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Proposed Medicare rule would keep hospital infection and adverse event information away from the public eye

Medicare's Hospital Compare currently has a wealth of information regarding patient safety in different hospitals

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Respiratory therapists: Scope of practice and medical malpractice

Respiratory therapists are an important part of the healthcare team for patients with breathing problems

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Portal vein thrombosis diagnosis, treatment, and medical malpractice

In February 2018, a Harris County jury returned a large verdict, finding that physicians were negligent in handling post-surgical complication

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Brain aneurysm symptoms, treatment, and medical malpractice

Having the worst headache of your life or a stiff neck are classic symptoms of an unstable brain aneurysm

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Patient safety and end-of-life decision-making

American Medical Association may consider backing physician-assisted suicide

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Study concludes that most early-stage breast cancer patients do not need chemotherapy

Breast cancer medical malpractice occurs with delayed diagnosis or treatment

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Melanoma skin cancer risk, diagnosis, treatment, and medical malpractice

By age 50, men have a higher risk for developing melanoma than women

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Hiring an experienced Texas medical malpractice attorney: The important of expert witnesses

May 2018 Texas Supreme Court opinion provides insights on expert qualifications

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