Murang'a Woman Representative Sabina Chege says most Kenyans are seeking treatment from India because of misdiagnosis
13, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Type 1 diabetes diagnosis is missed less frequently when patients present during childhood or adolescence, but unlike in adults, misdiagnosis
in childhood is associated with an increased likelihood of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), according to a study published in the July issue of Clinical Diabetes.
a Leading Cause of Medical Malpractice Claims, Studies Show
Research Shows Misdiagnosis
a Leading Cause of Malpractice Claims
Delayed diagnosis and even misdiagnosis
for CPVT are not uncommon.
Here, the Paynters have alleged a negligent misdiagnosis
. Our supreme court has previously held that, in such cases, an actionable injury occurs when the misdiagnosis
causes a greater harm than existed at the time of the misdiagnosis
Therefore, we followed up and analyzed data from patients seen in our psychiatric specialist clinic receving treatment for bipolar disorder in order to further understand the reasons for misdiagnosis
Patients now have 2 1/2 years to file a claim from the date the misdiagnosis
is discovered by the patient, or the date it should have been reasonably discovered by the patient, rather than from the date the misdiagnosis
However, it seems the misdiagnosis
is not be a product of Dr.
Wilkinson's to 15 months after when the misdiagnosis
55% reported at least one misdiagnosis
prior to receiving an accurate diagnosis; more than a third reported at least two misdiagnoses.
The report warned of avoiding a misdiagnosis
even when symptoms pointed to a common infection.