Unnecessary surgery, Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
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A 72-year-old woman with a history of diabetes went to the emergency department due to pain in her left eye. The ED physician suspected orbital cellulitis, but CBC and CT scans were normal.
CME: Sexual harassment and misconduct in health care; 2019 risk management trends; Failure to diagnose and treat; Failure to respond to test results; 2021 TMLT Governing Board election
COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your medical practice; CME: Medication and prescribing safety; Failure to diagnose and treat infection; Failure to respond to test results
On January 10, a 35-year-old man was transported by ambulance to a hospital’s emergency department (ED) reporting headache and dizziness. The patient had a history of hypertension and hypothyroidism.
CME: Risks associated with medical spas; TMLT Government Relations: Our focus for 2020; Failure to follow up and timely diagnose ectopic pregnancy; Delay in obtaining MRI
Tracking patient follow up and diagnostic test results (CME); 2018 Risk Management trends analysis; Failure to manage risk of shoulder dystocia; Failure to follow up on syncope; Board Election 2020
In November 2007, a 40-year-old man was referred to an internal medicine physician by his primary care 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.
In December 2011, a 40-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for a well-woman visit. Per the patient’s request, breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) testing was scheduled to take place in 10 days.
A 17-month-old girl was brought to Pediatrician A for complete vaccinations on October 20. This visit was documented as “vaccines only.”
On July 22, a 64-year-old woman came to the emergency department (ED) of a local hospital. The patient had undergone back surgery five days earlier, and she came to the ED for a possible overdose.
Failure to diagnose meningitis; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Failure to recognize symptoms of ureteral injury; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Evaluating & treating the suicidal patient (CME); Dr. Melinda Lopez: On the front lines with human trafficking; Failure to properly evaluate depression; Failure to diagnose coronary artery disease
Failure to diagnose melanoma in a timely manner; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Failure to diagnose epidural abscess; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Failure to diagnose anemia; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 50-year-old woman consulted with a bariatric surgeon for weight reduction surgery. The patient was 5’ 4” and weighed 265 pounds.
A 33-year-old woman came to the emergency department (ED) complaining of bilateral abdominal pain, back pain, and shortness of breath.
A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in New Mexico for a colostomy reversal.