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    Abnormal X-Ray Results Never Reported

    This case stems from the decision to fax a copy of the radiology report indicating a potential lung mass, to the patient’s primary care...

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    Failure to Diagnose Acute Coronary Syndrome

    An Illinois lawsuit in which a patient died from cardiac arrest while seeking emergency care three hours after visiting his primary care

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    Details Lost in the Shuffle

    An elderly gentleman presented to the hospital ED with complaints of "dizziness." After examining the patient, the ED physician obtained...

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    Abnormal Imaging Findings in the ED

    A woman was the front seat passenger in a head on crash with a drunk driver. She was wearing a lap and shoulder belt. Within 5 minutes EMS

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    Meningitis Delay in Diagnosis

    The patient, a 14-year-old athletic teenager, was taken by her parents to an urgent care center with complaints of ear pain and... read more.

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    Failing to Report Suspicions about Colleague

    Attorneys for the Delaware state medical society and a Delaware hospital reached a $123 million settlement agreement to resolve a class action...

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    Copy and Paste Documentation

    A middle aged man presented to his primary care physician’s (PCP) office with symptoms of panic attacks, intermittent chest and lower jaw pain.

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