Law & Medicine

Law & Medicine

Methadone Ingestion...

Among this month’s cases is a likely preventable death from methadone ingestion in a child.

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Compartment Syndrome...

Among this month’s cases is an alleged failure to treat compartment syndrome.

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Alleged violation of EMTALA...

Among this month’s cases is an alleged violation of EMTALA.

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Cardiac Work-Up...

Was a cardiac work-up warranted?

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Testicular Torsion...

Among the cases is testicular torsion in a young man.

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Detached Retina...

Among the cases is a detached retina in a man’s only eye with vision.

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Death of a Child...

Among this month’s cases is the death of a child.

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Orbital Fracture...

Among this month’s cases are a missed orbital fracture and failure to diagnose a volvulus that led to a fatal septic event.

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Stroke and Intracerebral Hematoma

This month’s cases include stroke and intracerebral hematoma in a postpartum woman and bacterial meningitis in a 10-year-old girl.

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Penetrating Head Injury...

This month’s column features cases involving a woman with a penetrating head injury, a woman who died after experiencing anesthesia-related...

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