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On Dec. 15 at 10:23 a.m., a 12-year-old boy with a history of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus came to an ED with sore throat, cough, abdominal pain, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
Failure to diagnose anemia; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 17-month-old girl was brought to Pediatrician A for complete vaccinations on October 20. This visit was documented as “vaccines only.”
A 9-month-old boy was brought by his mother to his pediatrician’s office for treatment of a possible insect bite on the left buttock. The lesion appeared two days before, and had grown in size.
A boy was born in a small medical center and evaluated one day later by a pediatrician. The results of the newborn exam were essentially normal, though the patient was noted to be a little jaundiced.
Failure to diagnose meningitis; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Failure to obtain parental consent for circumcision; HIPAA and patient privacy
A two-year-old boy with a five-day history of intermittent fever and stomachache was brought to his pediatrician. The child was diagnosed with a viral syndrome and treated with simethicone drops
At 3:20 p.m., a 3-year-old girl was brought to the emergency department (ED) with complaints of fever, lethargy, sore throat, severe leg pain bilaterally with decreased sensation, and absent reflexes.
A 6-year-old boy, accompanied by his mother, came to Pediatrician A for a sick visit on October 21. The child had a five-day history of fussiness, sore throat, coughing, vomiting, stomach pain.
A five-year-old girl was brought by her parents to a clinic and seen by a pediatrician as a new patient. The patient came with a one-day history of fever recorded as 104.5 degrees.
Failure to diagnose appendicitis; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to diagnose; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Failure to diagnose pneumonia; Online reputation management for physicians
Failure to diagnose appendicitis; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Failure to diagnose hydrocephalus; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies
Failure to diagnose and treat hypertension; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Failure to diagnose streptococcus pneumoniae; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
Failure to diagnose meningitis; PIAA releases national pediatric closed claim data; EMR product evaluation tool now available from TMA
Failure to manage cardiopulmonary arrest; TMLT policies provide coverage for TMB, other disciplinary actions; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation