Summary: A doctor who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly misdiagnosing
an infant girl leading to a condition that required the amputation of her four limbs was released Monday after he paid nearly $70,000 in bail.
Fujairah Public Prosecution yesterday said they have charged the doctor with misdiagnosing
a patient leading to a medical error.
patients cost almost $39 billion in malpractice claims over the past quarter-century, according to a study in BMJ Quality & Safety Misdiagnoses represent more than 28% of total paid malpractice claims and more than 35% of malpractice claim payouts, the study found.
ISLAMABAD -- Women with embarrassing medical problems are misdiagnosing
themselves after consulting 'Dr.
But I think it's shocking Dr Holton has been allowed to go back to work after misdiagnosing
more than 600 children.
The survey did not address how frequently pediatricians may be misdiagnosing
their patients as a result of failure to take a proper history or act appropriately on information supplied by a patient or parent.
The pathologist-aware of this clinical picture and faced with a tumor of probable nerve origin that possesses atypical histologic features, such as increased cellularity, hyperchromatism, nuclear pleomorphism, and mitotic activity--should be aware of a common pitfall: misdiagnosing
a cellular schwannoma as a malignant peripheral nerve-sheath tumor.
the disease as Rocky Mountain spotted fever "is not a big problem" since the same antibiotics work for both illnesses, Olson says.
Far too many women are misdiagnosing
themselves and inappropriately self treating.
Summary: The lawyer of Ella Tannous' family filed Friday an appeal against a decision to release on bail the physician they accuse of misdiagnosing
their infant daughter which led to the amputation of her limbs, a judicial source told The Daily Star.
Although this study targeted patients with CJD, misdiagnosing
CJD in a patient who has a different etiology for their rapidly progressive dementia is just as harmful, because many of these other dementias are treatable.
Moreover, she notes, societal costs of misdiagnosing
a chemical's hazard can be high -- in benefits lost when a useful chemical is withdrawn from commerce, or in lives lost when exposure to a dangerous chemical continues.