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Q: What if your Dr states in your progress notes that he performed an exam that he didn't actually do?

The progress notes that he examined skin, neck, throat, lungs, heart, swelling etc.. He never left his chair and only spoke to me. Had he actually examined me, his notes would have read differently.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Feb 11, 2018

At best a "naughty naughty don't do it again."

It certainly isn't malpractice. A violation of hospital policy, possibly of health department regs. But unless there were witnesses generally Dr.'s word rules. And if you make a huge deal about it the patient gets a notation on the chart that...
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Q: My fiance' was slipped LSD without his permission. The ER did not run a drug screen is this malpractice?

The ER at Sanford did not run a drug screen on my fiance' even though he stated he had been drugged or poisoned against his will. Once he was at the ER they only gave him medications for his blood pressure and benadryl. They released him 45 minutes later to what they say was family in the waiting... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jan 16, 2018

As to the criminal charge, which seems to be the larger concern, the issue here is proving that your fiancé was actually given LSD unwillingly. Secondly, proving that your fiancé should be held inculpable due to the influence of the drug is another battle.

What happened at the hospital...
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