Navigation Links
Undiagnosed cyst lands GP in trouble.

SA Christchurch GP is in a tight spot after a complaint recorded in the medical complaints tribunal has pointed at him for medical negligence in diagnosing an ovarian cyst weighing 14.7 kg. The doctor//, whose name has not been made public, communicated to the tribunal that the patient in question, a woman aged 44, had been consulting him for 12 years, but had not portrayed any symptoms of a cyst.

Later, the woman was operated for removal of the cyst in 2004, during which time nearly 10 liters of fluid was drained out. This is being treated as professional negligence on the part of the GP who had failed to diagnose the problem within a decent timeframe.

The accusation labeled on the doctor expresses disappointment on the doctor’s part in properly recording the symptoms and probing the problem of indigestion, bloating, abdominal distension and weight problems.

The doctor, who should have ideally recommended further investigations, had instead prescribed a weight reduction pill called Duromine for nearly 4 months. Additionally the doctors had treated the patient for conditions like irritable bowel syndrome, reflux and an upper respiratory tract infection.

Despite the accusations, the doctor, facing the charge from the medical tribunal, held fort that the woman had not complained of any sort of discomfort in her stomach, so there was no reason to examine the area.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. A Simple Exercise Can Uncover Undiagnosed Asthma
2. Stroke In The Right-Brain Can Remain Undiagnosed
3. Holiday Gluttony Can Spell Disaster for Undiagnosed Diabetics
4. Mozambique: Half of Tuberculosis Cases Go Undiagnosed
5. Mercy killing for newborn with incurable disease in Netherlands
6. Crucial steps taken by the Chinese government to protect its grasslands
7. Phoenix Islands To Be Protected Under Global Conservation Map
8. Netherlands to lift livestock restrictions over avian influenza
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/11/2016)... DC (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... an upcoming Feb. 23 webinar, “Intel’s Direct-to-Employee Benefit Model: A Case Study for ... not-for-profit Catholic health care system that’s partnering with Intel on value-based health benefits ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... veEDIS Clinical Systems, ... with highly adaptable algorithms, has been updated to help Emergency Department physicians and ... consistent with Zikas and a travel history to affected regions, or potential exposure ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... call for nominations seeking candidates for the Board of Commissioners. Individuals interested in ... skills and experience with diversity of clinical practice settings and across allied health ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 11, 2016 , ... "What holds you back from ... poses a question as a challenge for his readers to examine the full ... Being" (published by Partridge Singapore), Clarke explores the subject with more depth, revealing ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... 11, 2016 , ... PharmMD CEO Robert Yeager ... focus on contract negotiations, corporate strategy and healthcare data law. Additional responsibilities will ... in data breaches for the Part D Star Rating improvement and Medication Therapy ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... Biotechnology Inc., spurred by a major "team investment" by Bruce Montgomery , one of this ... A-Round, according to CEO Leen Kawas , PhD. ... ... ... Kawas said the round was intended ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... CARLSBAD, Calif. , Feb.11, 2016  Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... a live webcast on Thursday, February 25 at 11:30 a.m. ... on pipeline and business progress. www.ionispharma.com . ... at the same address. --> www.ionispharma.com . A ... the same address. --> Interested parties may listen ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... -- Indiso ltd , a medical technology company ... respiratory diseases announced today positive results in its clinical ... patients show improvements in respiratory functions and other clinical ... Upper and lower respiratory tract diseases and allergy ... reached epidemic level. Increasing number of studies however show ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: