Heart attacks can kill but sometimes they can so mild that they go undetected. This is dangerous and if not diagnosed could lead to future death. Healthcare professionals are held to a high standard to diagnose these issues and not miss them. When these things are missed, then possible lawsuits can emerge. Legal Nurse Consultants can play key roles in these types of cases.
The article, “Failure To Diagnose Heart Attacks: Medical Malpractice” by Michael John Tario looks at how these possible medical practices can occur. He states,
“It’s a horrifying thought…your life is in danger as you experience a heart attack and the very health professionals you are depending on to help you, fail to diagnose your medical condition. The sad truth is that failure to diagnose a heart attack happens more often than it should. ”
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