TITLE

LEG SYMPTOMS "ATYPICAL" OF LIFE-THREATENING CONDITION

AUTHOR(S)
Laska, Lewis
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Clinician Reviews;Jul2007, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A reprint of the article "Leg Symptoms 'Atypical' of Life-Threatening Condition," which appeared in an issue of the periodical "Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements and Experts" is presented. It focuses on a case filed against an emergency department (ED) physician by a patient who complained of leg numbness, chest pain and shortness of breath. The patient was given hydrocodone and ketorolac for pain but only worsened her condition. Other claims raised by the patient are noted.
ACCESSION #
25805561

 

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