A clinician prescribes an antidepressant to a young woman without immediate follow-up.
In response to a federal initiative, a school clinician immunizes a child—but without parental consent.
A clinician finds herself culpable after agreeing to an unorthodox arrangement with a patient.
An elderly man opted for "no heroics" if things went wrong in surgery, but his family felt differently.
What do you do when patient charts have been changed after the fact and medication doses altered?
An eager, young clinician makes a serious mistake that causes a heart attack.
Who is at fault when an unattended patient is found cyanotic and unresponsive?
A woman in her early 60s presented with chest pain and was miscategorized in the emergency department.
One nurse found out the hard way that any breach of privacy is grounds for dismissal.
A lack of communication between a surgeon and an anesthetist has disastrous consequences.