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What are some common medical errors?

There are many good doctors who make mistakes, but even they must be held accountable for their errors. If someone learns from a mistake, it's possible to prevent injuries to others in the future. If the mistake is severe enough, it's possible the medical provider should not be licensed.

What happens when you suffer from unnecessary surgery?

As a patient, you want to know that the medical care you receive is accurate and necessary. If you found out that you had an operation you didn't need just because a provider thought it would help, you'd be furious. It's a necessity that medical providers know their fields well and the different treatment options open to you.

Here's how you can make sure your doctor really hears you out

No patient wants to feel like his or her needs aren't being met or that his or her concerns are being dismissed too quickly. A health care provider should take the time to really listen to what you have to say. Your concerns have merit, and you have the right to the best medical treatment.

Medical errors a serious concern in the United States

No one wants to find out that he or she has been a victim of medical errors. These errors range in severity, from being given the wrong drug to having the wrong body part operated on. As a victim, finding out that someone was mistreating you while you were at your most vulnerable is frightening. Fortunately, you have a right to file a medical malpractice claim after such an incident.

Suffer from doctor errors? Choose the right attorney

Oregon residents entrust their health and well-being to medical professionals every day. Sadly, that trust could be misplaced. Doctor errors occur far too often, and they cause serious, permanent and even fatal injuries to unsuspecting patients. Choosing the right attorney to represent the injured person and/or the family could make all the difference when it comes to a successfully litigated claim.

3 women allege doctor errors in the deliveries of their children

The birth of a child is supposed to be one of the best days of Oregon parents' lives. After a normal pregnancy, parents trust in doctors to help them through the delivery and expect to take home a healthy baby. Unfortunately, doctor errors can steal their joy and leave their children seriously, permanent or fatally injured.

Patients can suffer injuries from these common doctor errors

Oregon residents turn to medical professionals in order to find a cure for an illness or treatment for an injury. They do not expect doctor errors to end up causing them more harm. Unfortunately, there are several common mistakes that physicians make that could end up causing serious or fatal injuries to unsuspecting patients.

39 percent of internists accused of failure to diagnose

Oregon residents who are suffering from unknown maladies rely on their doctors to discover their conditions and how to treat them. In order to make an accurate diagnosis and provide the proper treatment, it is necessary for an internist to gather as much information as possible about the patient’s history and current condition. A failure to diagnose the condition, diagnose it too late or prescribe the wrong course of treatment can have serious health consequences for the patient.

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