Gallipolis, OH asked in Health Care Law for Ohio

Q: Admitted to hospital for follow-up on stent placement. While there, hip became dislocated.

Staff notified of pain and inability to walk, provided some comfort care and proceeded with discharge, giving 5 pain pills. Could not walk when leaving. Saw chiropractor next day who put hip back in place. Is this action by the hospital within the normal standards of care?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: I'm sorry for your ordeal and that your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, consult with an Ohio med mal attorney. They could request the records and investigate the matter in further detail. They generally work on a contingency basis and most provide free initial consults. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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