The case of Riser v. American Medical Int’l, Inc. is about a malpractice action brought on by the children of patient Mrs. Riser claiming that their mothers death was a result of a medical error in which death occurred in performing a procedure on the wrong location. The procedure that should have been performed was a bilateral brachial arteriogram and what was alternately performed was a femoral arteriogram. The patient, Mrs. Riser had many previous health issues which included diabetes, end stage renal failure, and arteriosclerosis. She was experiencing decreased circulation in her lower arms and legs therefore she was admitted to the hospital. Her doctor, Dr. Sottiurai had ordered her to have bilateral arteriograms to see what could be the cause of the poor circulation.
When a CT scan was done on her brain, it revealed MCA thrombus on the left side. An MRI revealed blockage in the medial cerebral artery. T-PA was given to Carol to help improve the blood flow to the left side of her brain where the blockage had occurred. Post CVA, Carol continued receiving speech and language
The study interviewed 26 interns and found 25 discrete incidents. The 21 worst events are described. Omitted contents and failure prone communication processes were identified as a major category of failure in communication. These may result in inefficient or sub-optimal care, leading to patient harm.
In the later years of his life, his wife had him committed to an asylum hospital. Within two weeks after being admitted it is said he was beaten by hospital staff and died from the beating. Although Sherwin Nuland believes Semmelweis had a form of Alzheimer’s disease, but others instead he was insane. We will never know why he died.
Bobbi Kristina Brown was moved to hospice care. Radar Online, June 24, 2015 reported that the family has agreed to take Bobbi Kristina off drugs so she can pass away naturally. This means that unless a miracle happens, Bobbi Kristina will not be with us for much longer. Bobbi Kristina was found on January 31; face down and unresponsive in her bathtub at her home in Atlanta. She was found by family friend, Max Lomas.
INTRODUCTION: This case involved Jason Wayne Lane being a danger to himself. I transported Lane to the Olive View UCLA Medical Center where he was placed on a WIC 5150 hold. INVESTIGATION: On 08-02-17 at approximately 1150 hours, LA County Clinician Vasquez #433353 and I responded to the above location regarding a psychological evaluation.
Even in rural area’s there is a much larger possibility of a local hospital or emergency center, where a veteran can go to get health care should the need arise. Unfortunately VA Health Care Centers are not the most sanitary and are notorious for the spread of infection and disease. Jamie Reno author of VA is Broken: Death, Medical Mistreatment, Claims Backlogs and Neglect at Veterans Affairs Hospitals and
Whereas Johnny, he became VERY sick and fainted after talking too much and ended up, in the quiet hospital, dead. Johnny made this choice because it seems to be a natural instinct to try to save people. Plus, he may have thought that it was his fault the church was on fire and felt bad. The impact on Ponyboy was that when Johnny died, he became a mess. He didn’t try on his homework and tried to tell himself things that weren’t
Medical error is one of the most preventable adverse effects of care that is harmful to the patient, with radiology attributing for a significant percentage. Medical errors can happen in a health system when a patient is given inaccurate or complete diagnosis that might lead to injury, disease, infection, and even death of the patient. There are many causes for medical errors such as, miscommunication between the treating provider and the patient, having surgery at the wrong site, wrong interpretation of imaging studies, medication side effects, and nonsomical infections. One of the most liable specialties to be sued for medical negligence for failure to diagnose is radiology.
Working in the field the author as witnessed a number of unprofessional conduct, ranging from the hospitals, to the ambulance services, the author would like to think she has seen it all. In one particular instance, the author was booked on shift with an emergency service provider. As one of the author’s first call for the day we responded to a 5year old boy that fell from a height and sustained a concussion. After loading the patient on route to the hospital the patient’s Glasgow coma scale (GCS) dropped to from 14/15 to 12/15 and the patient became very sleepy, the author decided to give oxygen asking help from the on-duty practitioner to connect the oxygen mask top the oxygen supply, however, the practitioner was unable to connect the oxygen
I am writing this to follow up our various telephone conversations and emails. You’ll recall that I am seeking a registered nurse to review records, prepare a report and possibly testify in a hospital fault case. The plaintiff, Martin Alvarado, is a brittle diabetic of current age 79. He sustained a fall while under the care of a registered nurse at Newman Regional Hospital. The fall resulted in a foot laceration which then became infected.
Physican-assisted suicide is defined as a voluntary termination of one 's own life by administration of a lethal substance with direct or indirect assistance of a physican. (Webster Dictionary, 2011). This topic has been a very controversial subject among so many people from different types of states and countries. The fact that, some physican are agaisnt this and some are fore it can lead to a very huge debet on whether or not to legalize this act. For one moment, imgine that you are in the hospital bed, and you have been getting treated for years now and the doctor just tells you that you have no more hope and starting now, you will be going down hill with serve pain that not even medication will help relive this pain.
Except it did not go away. Next thing I knew I was at the doctor for stomach pain and chest pain in December. That night I was rushed to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, in fear that I had appendicitis. Once again, I found myself listing off symptoms. “Stomach pain, fatigue, chest pain, nausea dizziness,” I would list off to them.
All C-8.1s were held in abeyance. Please immediately schedule an IME with an orthopedist on the issue of the neck and the shoulder as we only have forty-five (45) days. My office will schedule the depositions of Dr. Shah and Dr. Guchinskiy. Dr. Guchinskiy is with Crystal Run in Newburgh and Middletown and he examined the claimant on 07/07/17. If you have any questions regarding this hearing, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In the case Riser v. American Medical Int'l Inc., Dr. Lang was sued by four siblings for medical malpractice. Their mother at the time was taken to the hospital for impaired circulation in both the arms and legs. She was seen by Dr. Sottiurai who deemed it necessary for her to have a bilateral brachial arteriogram where after talking to her and her family was able to get a consent for the procedure. Not having the capable means to perform the procedure Dr. Sottiurai had her transferred to another hospital and placed her under the care of Dr. Lang. Once there Dr. Lang performed the procedure, but instead of doing the consented procedure he ended up doing a femoral arteriogram that later led to the patient having a seizure and dying.