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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE │ FAILURE TO DIAGNOSE PULMONARY EMBOLI – Plaintiff vs. Defense
A 15 year old patient, who was one week post-arthroscopic knee surgery, went to the ED with complaints of left chest pain. The pain was worse when he laid flat. He had no fever or dyspnea and denied other complaints. … Continue reading
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