Anesthesiology

News and case studies for anesthesiologists

  • Reporter 2017 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2017 Anesthesiology

    Failure to protect the airway; HIPAA and patient privacy

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  • Failure to properly manage resuscitation efforts

    An 8-year-old girl with a history of a congenital bicuspid aortic valve and aortic stenosis was in need of restorative dental work for dental decay/cavities.

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  • Failure to order chest x-ray

    A 68-year-old woman residing at an assisted living facility was having syncopal episodes that resulted in falls with minor head trauma.

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  • Vision loss following surgery

    A 41-year-old woman was referred to an orthopedic surgeon. She had a history of progressive lumbar scoliosis secondary to spasticity from congenital diastematomyelia.

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  • Texas Medical Disclosure Panel Enacts Change to Anesthesia Informed Consent Form

    Overview of the recent change to its informed consent form for anesthesia and/or perioperative pain management (analgesia).

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  • Discover risk exposures in your practice and get a 5% discount on your premium with a PRACTICE REVIEW

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  • Reporter 2016 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2016 Anesthesiology

    Failure to properly manage high-risk patient; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

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  • Reporter 2015 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2015 Anesthesiology

    Failure to make a timely diagnosis; Dos and Don'ts of Renewing Your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2014 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2014 Anesthesiology

    Failure to order chest x-ray; Online reputation management for physicians

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  • Reporter 2013 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2013 Anesthesiology

    Vision loss following surgery; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies

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  • Failure to Intubate and Prevent Aspiration

    A 52-year-old man fell from a tree and fractured his ankle. His family brought him to the emergency department of a local hospital at 8:30 p.m.

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  • Sleep Apnea and Surgical Complications

    Brief overview of sleep apnea, two closed claim studies that feature it, and ways to reduce liability when treating sleep apnea patients.

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  • Reporter 2012 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2012 Anesthesiology

    Failure to adequately assess patient; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies

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  • Diagnostic Errors

    Case study and current research on the prevalence of diagnostic errors, common causes, and ways to prevent these types of errors.

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  • Reporter 2011 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2011 Anesthesiology

    Failure to monitor patient during outpatient surgery; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules

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  • TMB Rules you May Not Know But Should, Part 2

    Discussion of more challenging TMB rules: new death certificate requirements, standing delegation rules, and office-based anesthesia rules.

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  • The Reporter Volume 2 2011

    The Reporter Volume 2 2011

    TMB rules you may not know but should; CRNAs and the anesthesia care team model (CME); Failure to diagnose pneumonia; Failure to conduct pre-operative evaluation

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  • Reporter 2010 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2010 Anesthesiology

    Failure to adequately maintain patient's blood pressure; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination

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  • Reporter 2009 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2009 Anesthesiology

    Failure to document, communicate; PIAA releases national anesthesiology closed claim data

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  • Physician Impairment: a Proactive Approach

    Though the exact rate is unknown, studies indicate that between 8% and 12% of physicians will develop a substance use disorder during their lives.

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  • Reporter 2008 Anesthesiology

    Reporter 2008 Anesthesiology

    Failure to manage a high-risk patient; ASA issues practice advisory on preventing, managing surgical fires; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation

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