Did this community physician act accordingly after the patient was diagnosed with MAP?
James M. Shwayder, MD, JD
Inability to recognize that a patient requires care from a specialist may lead to allegations of negligence.
Multiple gynecologic surgeries led to legal action with a surprising outcome.
Four cases illustrate common errors that can lead to litigation when performing obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound.
Treatment should follow a conservative approach – especially when the patient is asymptomatic.
Patient communication and preoperative consent are the main issues in this case.