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College Station woman died from botched diagnosis & treatment of hospital-acquired perforated colon, sepsis, & SIRS

Surgeon nicked, punctured colon during appendectomy & closed up patient without recognizing it

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Why are incompetent, dangerous doctors still allowed to practice medicine in Texas?

Texas law shrouds in secrecy hospital investigations into bad physician outcomes and conduct

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What really matters when you call your doctor's office

Physician office gatekeepers can endanger patients by giving bad medical advice

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Surgical positioning injuries and medical malpractice

Poor padding, protection, and positioning can cause permanent nerve injuries

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Neurapraxia misdiagnosis and medical malpractice after surgery

If your surgeon says you have neurapraxia after an operation, ask these questions

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Plastic surgeon uses over-sized breast implant, causes permanent nerve injury

Plastic and cosmetic surgeons must consider breast width and other factors before proceeding with breast augmentation surgery

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Surgeon's diagnostic shortcut leaves patient with permanent below-the-waist numbness, loss of bowel and bladder control

When a surgeon settles for a best guess rather that doing a differential diagnosis workup, it exposes the patient to unnecessary risk

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What happens when your physician doctors (alters) your medical records?

Wrongful death lawsuit uncovered that surgeon accessed patient's records "on a number of occasions" after her death

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Operating on the wrong patient or site: How does it happen?

The Joint Commission has emphasized improving surgical errors as a 2018 National Patient Safety Goal

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Absent surgeon testifies that hospital records are missing, incorrect

For two critical days during a hospitalization, a defendant-surgeon was nowhere to be found

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