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Failure to Diagnose Archives

At The Heart Of Medical Errors

Like all other humans, doctors make mistakes. When the missteps involve the human heart, however, the consequences of medical errors can be devastating. Understanding how the mistakes happen, and why the errors occur can help other physicians, surgeons and nurses avoid repeating the missteps and causing injury to more patients.

Doctors surveyed on medical malpractice

Why do doctors get sued for medical malpractice? The answer is probably obvious to most readers: doctors get sued when they are negligent and commit acts that harm patients. There are also cases of doctors failing to diagnose or failing to treat diseases and conditions; those failures can also constitute malpractice, of course.

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