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Failure to Diagnose Properly May Affect 160,000 Patients Each Year
Failure to Diagnose Properly May Affect 160,000 Patients Each Year

Diagnostic errors “are completely underrepresented in terms of what we pay attention to,” says the lead author of a new study just published in the medical journal BMJ Quality & Safety. If the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine researchers are right, failure to ...

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Blog posts in April, 2013

  • After One Reversal, Jury Awards $130 Million to Girl with Cerebral Palsy

    When a New York medical malpractice lawyer turned down an $8 million settlement offer for a girl born with severe cerebral palsy due to birth ...

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  • Misdiagnosis Leads to Foot Amputation, Jury Awards Victim $813,000

    Missouri residents expect a certain standard of care from doctors and health professionals. Whether they are receiving treatment for a severe injury ...

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  • Study: Death Rate Higher in Remote 'Critical Access' Hospitals

    A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reports that remote, rural hospitals experienced higher death rates than ...

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