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Failing to diagnose stroke leads to severe damage

Emergency room physicians must have the abilities to quickly and accurately diagnose their critically ill patients. In the case of cerebral vascular accidents (CVA), more commonly known as strokes, this is even more vital. There is a "golden hour" after the onset of a stroke where treatment rendered is much more effective in limiting future damage. Miss it, and the outcome may not be optimum.

Surgery 'never events' can lead to lawsuits

If you're seeking surgery here in Louisville or elsewhere, it's normal to have concerns that something could go wrong during the procedure. While the majority of surgeries here in the United States go off without a hitch, every year there are too many "never events" and surgical errors that occur to patients.

Louisville physician suspended from practice

A Louisville physician has been "indefinitely suspended" from practicing hormone medicine by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure. 25 Again's medical director, Dr. Elizabeth Veeneman Bates, will retain her license to practice medicine and the clinic will not be shuttered.

Malpractice case leads to verdict of over $7 million

When something goes wrong and a family member seeks medical treatment to fix the problem, you expect that the doctors and other medical professionals will correctly diagnose and treat the problem. You don't consider that their misdiagnosis and/or incorrect treatment protocols could render your loved one an invalid.

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