D. M. L.
July 2011
Clinician Reviews;Jul2011, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p10
Academic Journal
This column discusses several U.S. court cases concerning medical practices. It describes the case of a 39-year-old man who alleged negligence in the emergency physician's failure to diagnose a fractured mandible and the case of a 50-year-old Pennsylvania woman who suffered bladder and ureter injury during hysterectomy. The case of a middle-aged Virginia man who refused the chest x-ray initially offered by the defendant physician and was later diagnosed with empyema is also detailed.


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