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Whether to treat likely depends on the laws of the state where the student will be located when seeking care.
An eight-year-old girl was brought to the ED with a groin injury from a bicycle accident.
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.
A guide to preventing claims and promoting patient safety
Failure to diagnose meningitis; Guidelines for the release of medical records
A 17-month-old girl was brought to Pediatrician A to complete vaccinations. This visit was documented as “vaccines only.”
Failure to diagnose anemia; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 9-month-old boy was brought to his pediatrician’s office for treatment of a possible insect bite on the left buttock.
A boy was born in a small medical center and evaluated by a pediatrician. The patient was noted to be a little jaundiced.
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.
A 3-year-old girl was brought to the ED with fever, lethargy, sore throat, severe leg pain bilaterally with decreased sensation, and absent reflexes.
A 6-year-old boy was brought Pediatrician A for a sick visit. The child had a five-day history of fussiness, sore throat, coughing, vomiting, stomach pain.
A five-year-old girl was brought to a pediatric clinic. 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