Over the past several years, Dr. N occasionally had been asked to serve as an expert in medical malpractice cases.
Mr. S, a 57 year old male with a history of type 2 diabetes and hypertension presents to your office with muscle aches of 3 weeks duration.
This patient had dramatic and classic symptoms and ultimately required admission to the ICU.
Unilateral leg pain and inability to bear weight combined with fever and decreased urinary output were the first signs of a life-threatening infection in a toddler.
CRC kills approximately 24,000 women every year, yet almost 40% of women older than 50 years have not been screened.
Ms. R, a 28-year-old G1P1 presents at four weeks postpartum requesting long-acting contraception via an IUD.
A drug commonly used to treat hyperkalemia has the potential to damage the GI mucosa, especially in surgical patients or patients with end-stage renal disease.
A father is rushed to the emergency department after ingestion of a foreign, powderlike substance.
Mrs. A, a 35-year-old G2P2 reports for an annual exam and contraceptive counseling as a new patient to your practice. She states that her menstrual cycles are "regular," occurring monthly, but reports heavier bleeding, often passing clots. She also is experiencing increased cramping with her periods.
Mrs. E, a 55-year-old G1,P1 presents as a new patient, having just moved to the area. She admits to "missing" her annual GYN exams for "several years." She describes herself as "healthy and active" and states that she engages in regular exercise (walking).