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The patient claimed that the physician told him that the rectal bleeding was due to his diverticulosis and was not life threatening.
A 35-year-old man came by ambulance to the ED reporting headache and dizziness.
A 90-year-old woman fell at the assisted living facility where she resided. Following the fall, she began to report severe right hip pain.
A man living in a nursing home and rehab center complained of right leg pain. The staff documented a 2+ edema in his right foot and notified the facility's consulting internal medicine physician.
The radiologist interpreted the study and noted an area of slightly hazy density in the left lung with nearby fibrotic changes.
A 40-year-old man came to his family physician with complaints of left shoulder pain for two weeks. The physician ordered an MRI and administered an injection of methylprednisolone and lidocaine.
A summary of internal medicine claims data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.
Failure to monitor warfarin levels; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 70-year-old woman with a history of diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension was taken to Hospital A, due to severe aortic stenosis.
An 89-year-old woman suffered a fractured right femur requiring surgical repair.
A 65-year-old man began seeing Family Physician A for treatment of high cholesterol and bronchitis. Over the next two years, the patient was seen for routine care.
A 40-year-old man was referred to an internal medicine physician. The patient reported feeling weak and tired.
A 77-year-old woman with a history of cigarette smoking and COPD came to her family physician reporting a lump in her right breast.
A 62-year-old man came to the ED of a local hospital reporting pain in the “chest wall area.”
A 50-year-old man came to the ED with symptoms that suggested cellulitis.
A 64-year-old woman came to the ED. She had undergone back surgery five days earlier.
Failure to properly manage warfarin dosage; Case closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
A 58-year-old man came to his family physician for evaluation of a lesion on his back.
At 8:30 a.m., a patient’s wife called her husband’s family physician and requested an appointment because her husband was experiencing chest pain.
A 54-year-old woman returned to her primary care physician reporting pain in her left arm, chest, and back.