Tag: Malpractice Early Discharge NYC
"You're good to go. I'm discharging you." To whom does that responsibility belong when the best interests of a patient are taken into regard? Numerous medical malpractice cases stem from discharges that should not have happened. The lion's share originates from poor judgment in the emergency department. When a patient suffering from evidence of a heart attack, bowel obstruction, appendicitis attack or other acute condition is prematurely released, the outcome - without timely treatment - can be fatal. The same can happen when a person admitted for treatment is discharged when there may be evidence of an infection that needs more acute attention or a disease that s not properly documented.
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