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The topics and search tips below can help with your DMS 102 assignment to select a "Medical Legal Case."
Possible Topics are common medical errors that have resulted in legal actions.
Specific Cases from the last 25 years are also listed.
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Failure to obtain a blood type
Surgery on incorrect body part
Wrong sperm used at a fertility clinic
Wrong organ removed
Wrong leg amputated
Retained foreign objects
Wrong testicle removed
Incorrect cancer diagnosis
Surgeons using the wrong tools
Operating room—items mislabeled or not labeled
Medication errors (wrong dose or type)
Misdiagnosis / failure to diagnose
Surgery on the wrong patient
Failure to properly intubate a patient
Wrong blood type during a transfusion
Patient refusal of treatment
Brain damaged patients
Dr. Nikita Levy
Dr. Conrad Murray / Michael Jackson
Donda West / Dr. Jan Adams
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