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Monthly Archives: October 2017
CRITICAL CHEST RADIOGRAPHS: CLINICAL MISDIAGNOSES ASSOCIATED WITH MEDICAL MALPRACTICE
Many chest radiographs are first viewed by non-radiologists, who must be able to quickly recognize critical findings that identify patients who need emergent care. The following clinical diagnoses are often associated with medical malpractice cases: Pneumothorax occurs when air fills … Continue reading
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