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Failure to spot pressure ulcers cited as cause of woman's death

Many in New York City may be well aware of the fact that diagnostic medicine does involve some degree of estimation and conjecture. What allows them to accept that may be due to the idea that if one is initially misdiagnosed, he or she can simply return to his or her doctor in the problem persists, giving his or her caretakers the chance to reformulate their diagnosis. However, in many cases, a missed or incorrect diagnosis could deprive a patient of the chance to be reexamined once again. Thus, clinicians are expected to be able to at least approximate the correct diagnosis during an initial patient encounter.

Lawsuit claims amputation due to doctor failing to spot infection

Severe medical problems may not always start off as readily apparent issues. Oftentimes, patients go into their local doctor's office in Queens simply looking to address a seemingly minor problem, only to later discover that they could be experiencing a serious medical concern. Preventing these concerns from causing significant damage may be possible, provided doctors are able to correctly diagnose the underlying causes. Any errors or miscalculations on their part may ultimately come back to haunt patients.

Mammogram errors can cause misdiagnosis of cancer

Mammograms are a diagnostic imaging tool that medical personnel use to detect and evaluate changes in breast tissue that may indicate cancer is present or may be present in the future. These procedures are regularly encouraged by national cancer societies and medical organizations and are commonly seen as the only way a breast cancer diagnosis can be caught in time. However, the staff at Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfed, LLP know that these tests are often improperly done or misread, leading to a potential misdiagnosis.

What are drug interaction injuries?

Before you take any medications, it is essential that you learn whether or not those medications can have potentially negative interactions with each other and anything else you put in your body. If you or your caregiver fail to do so, you could end up with a serious injury caused by the adverse reactions of the drugs working on your system. This is known as a drug interaction injury.

Doctors often wrong about baby size

When a baby is suspected of being large, it is known as macrosomia or Large for Gestational Age, states Macrosomia.com. The condition is often formally diagnosed when a baby weighs more than eight pounds, thirteen ounces at or before birth. To prevent the condition from becoming an issue, doctors will often recommend that women with LGA babies undergo a cesarean section birth. However, a new study indicates that the methods which doctors use to diagnose the condition are often inaccurate.

Study: Breast biopsies often misinterpreted

Every year, it is estimated that about 1.6 million women undergo a breast biopsy in the United States, according to The New York Times. However, a new study shows that pathologists may not be reading the results of these biopsies correctly. This can put women in New York and elsewhere at risk of receiving the wrong type of treatment or no treatment at all.

Medical error a leading cause of death and health complications

Patients in New York and across the country may be surprised to learn that the third-highest cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer, is medical error, according to Healthcare IT News. In addition to the approximately 1,000 deaths that occur each day, emergency room errors and other mistakes are responsible for 10,000 serious health complications.

Lyme disease testing often leads to false positives in U.S.

In recent years, there has been a great deal of concern over Lyme disease. This tick-borne bacterial infection can be found throughout North America, but tends to be more prevalent in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada. Therefore, New York residents have good reason to be concerned. Many people who have spent time in areas where deer ticks are to be found may have been infected with Lyme disease, yet have not been correctly diagnosed with the illness.

New York medical malpractice rules prompt criticism

The effective treatment of many different forms of cancer largely depends upon early detection and intervention. That is why New York physicians and other medical professionals are trained on how to accurately detect the early symptoms of cancer, as well as implement the necessary treatments as quickly as possible. After all, failing to do so can have catastrophic consequences for cancer patients and their families. Many patients and patient advocates are raising awareness to the fact that while incidents of medical negligence are damaging enough, current state malpractice guidelines are hurting patients as well.

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