Diagnosis Errors in Virginia
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Patients go to a hospital and other healthcare facilities with a variety
of illnesses and injuries to obtain the necessary care for recovery. Doctors
and other highly trained medical professionals are obligated to determine
the cause and the most effective course of treatment. However, physicians
and nurses miss signs of a condition or fail to use the proper diagnostic
tests in a timely manner.
If you or a loved one has suffered due to a diagnosis error by a healthcare
provider in Virginia,
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Types of Medical Diagnosis Errors
There are many possible reasons for an incorrect medical diagnosis, but
poor communication is typically a factor in these cases. While miscommunication
between medical professionals and patients occur in some cases, lack of
communication between medical providers and facilities, as well as failure
to coordinate care, frequently occurs and results in diagnosis errors.
Common ways that doctors and other healthcare providers can make diagnostic
- Missed diagnosis
- Delayed diagnosis
- Failure to recognize complications and symptoms
- Failure to diagnose a related or unrelated disease
- Failure to perform regular physicals or screenings
- Ignoring or misinterpreting test results
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Diagnostic errors can result in delayed treatment, lack of treatment entirely,
and even harmful treatment. The impact of
medical malpractice can be life-altering and lasting. Do not risk fighting for the compensation
and justice you deserve without our experienced legal counsel.
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