Q: I was hospitalized for blockage after Drs, repeatedly sent me home from Er .is this malpractice?
After accident,concussion...initially was given enema,however the nurse put it in the wrong place, which I called and told patient services " who hung up on me.when I returned I also had infection and the same nurse was there. I said please bet another nurse if same problem. They sent me home to see dr. But did not tell me odpf blockage or infection, over a week until I could see my dDr. I live 40 miles away and this became life threatening .
I have high anxiety in ER .
A: From your description of your medical care, it seems like you may have experienced poor service, but probably not malpractice. Cases in medical negligence arise when the medical providers have deviated from the accepted standard of medical care and injured the patient. It's unclear to me how you ended up.
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