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Medication study could lead to malpractice lawsuits

Medication has played an important role in the treatment of many diseases and ailments but it also needs to be handled with respect by health care professionals in Providence. A medication error could cause new health issues for a patient or even lead to their death. Negligent pharmaceutical companies have been known to cause severe distress to patients after sending out medications that were tainted and when it comes to experimental medicines, there is often little knowledge about what risks they may pose to a patient.

North Providence woman's life threatened by doctor's error

Medical errors committed by a doctor in Providence can cause a number of issues and complications for a patient. Infections, aggravated medical issues, and even allergic reactions have been known to happen when a doctor makes a mistake in the type of treatment or diagnosis that a patient receives. A doctor error can also bring additional pain and suffering to a patient and in some cases create a life-threatening situation.

Providence surgical resident authors new survey on limited hours

There seem to be many medical studies being released that center around medical errors and surgeon mistakes. Surveys can be useful for the medical industry because they often reveal information related to routine surgery or hospital policies that may not otherwise be brought to light. For example, a survey on surgery may show that understaffing or lack of communication contributes to problems with post-surgical care or mistakes that are made during the surgery itself.

Study: Healthcare costs not influenced by medical malpractice

Negligent doctors in Providence often cause additional pain and suffering to their patients through the mistakes they make. While many doctors do take great care of their patients, others commit medical errors that are easily preventable, leading to medical malpractice claims and lawsuits. It is the sworn duty of a primary care doctor and others in the healthcare industry to listen to their patients and to properly diagnose their patients’ health issues so that they can receive the proper treatment and recover.

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