Practice of Medicine
Amiodarone Prescription and Physician Credentialing Issues Hamper the Defense
October 1, 2014
This case involves a patient who developed bilateral ischemic optic neuropathy, secondary to taking Amiodarone for atrial flutter. The patient developed a severe impairment of visual acuity, and visual field deficits, consistent with legal blindness. In addition to the alleged inappropriate Amiodarone use, the cardiac electrophysiologist’s credentials were questioned.
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