Cancer
Cancer
08/25/2022
The patient was hospitalized in 2004 when a computerized tomography (CT) scan showed a mass on her right kidney, but neither the patient nor her family was notified of the mass. In 2006, she was again...
08/25/2022
Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
08/04/2022
A Florida physician and the facility at which he worked have been ordered to pay approximately $7.6 million after a bacterial infection was misdiagnosed as a sprained ankle, resulting in the patient...
08/04/2022
radiology
radiology
06/09/2022
A 41-year-old man went to his local hospital for an MRI with gadolinium to improve contrast. A radiology technologist was tending to the patient in the radiology room when she realized that he was having an...
06/09/2022
Legal Medicine
Legal Medicine
04/21/2022
One day, an 89-year-old woman was brought in from the nursing home where she was residing.
04/21/2022
Vascular Medicine
Vascular Medicine
03/10/2022
A 19-year-old college student began experiencing chest pains and shortness of breath. Her boyfriend called 911, and the paramedic radioed ahead to the hospital that they believed she was experiencing a...
03/10/2022
FEVER
FEVER
11/18/2021
A first-time mother presents to your office with her 24-day old infant. Despite being otherwise well-appearing, the infant has had a fever for several days. The mother's efforts have been unable to break...
11/18/2021
Lung Disease
Lung Disease
07/10/2019
A 62-year-old man is admitted to the hospital for an acute exacerbation of COPD. What is the mortality rate within the next 2 years in patients presenting with this scenario?
07/10/2019
Drug Test
Drug Test
04/26/2018
A 56-year-old house painter fell off a ladder and fractured 3 ribs. He was prescribed tramadol for pain relief. A few days later, the results of a urine drug test came back positive for methadone. The man...
04/26/2018
Mental Health
Mental Health
11/02/2017
About 10% of codeine is metabolized to morphine, from which its analgesic effect derives.
11/02/2017
asthma
asthma
11/18/2015
Joey is a 30-year-old man with mild asthma who was recently required intubation during what he described as a “serious asthma attack.” At his most recent follow-up appointment, he asks how he could have...
11/18/2015