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In this edition of Case Closed, a video series that explores real TMLT medical malpractice cases, errors made by both a physician and pharmacy led to a patient receiving an improper prescription.
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This is an actual TMLT medical malpractice case. It involves a family physician and a patient prescribed to pain medication. This presentation illustrates how action or inaction on the part of the phy
Negligently prescribing pain medication; Guidelines for the release of medical records
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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. She had a complicated history and comorbidities.
A 50-year-old man came to the emergency department (ED) of a large medical center with symptoms that suggested cellulitis. He had a fever of 102.4 degrees, and his blood pressure was 163/92 mm Hg.
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A 54-year-old woman came to an orthopedic surgeon with complaints of chronic bilateral hip pain lasting for 30 years.
A 34-year-old woman came to an ob-gyn for prenatal care on May 25. This was the patient’s fifth pregnancy.
This publication will describe 10 common errors that can increase the risk of a malpractice suit, and offer risk management techniques to address these issues.
A 66-year-old man came to an internal medicine physician with a complaint of shuffling gait. He had a complex medical history, including a history of stroke.
A 40-year-old man with a history of a Grade 4 gliosarcoma underwent a left parietal craniotomy at Hospital A.
In December 2008, a 76-year-old woman came to an internist to establish a primary care relationship and to seek treatment for itching.
On June 1, a 37-year-old man with complaints of a two-week history of progressively worsening dizziness and unsteady gait came to the ED of a large hospital.
On June 23, a 71-year-old woman came to a gastroenterologist for evaluation of polyps. The patient had no constipation, but reported right lower quadrant pain.
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