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How physician burnout negatively affects patient care

If you or your loved one is receiving medical care in Maryland, you should be concerned with the doctor's physical and mental health. A number of studies have shown that physicians experiencing "burnout" are more likely to make medical mistakes. Physicians who are eating well, exercising and sleeping well generally have better patient outcomes than doctors who are experiencing physical and mental exhaustion, depression and other health issues.

Misdiagnosis of Type 3c diabetes may be cause for concern

Any time a Maryland doctor misdiagnoses a disease, there is a risk for severe medical complications. The misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose diabetes is fairly common, particularly among patients whose diabetes is a consequence of pancreatic dysfunction. A recent diabetes study found that patients with diabetes of the exocrine pancreas, or type 3c, are often misdiagnosed as having type 2 diabetes.

Study shows nurses with depression make more medical mistakes

When you go to a hospital for medical care, you expect doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to use their years of education, training and experience to provide you with the best treatment possible. When a doctor or nurse fails to provide you with adequate care, you risk facing serious injury or even death. If a medical error caused you harm, you or your family may sue all the parties involved in your care for medical negligence.

Our attorneys can help you file a medical negligence claim

When an accident occurs, victims are often rushed to the emergency room for life-saving treatments and surgeries. However, many hospitals in Maryland are overcrowded and understaffed. These issues in an already high-pressure environment can result in serious medical errors and misdiagnoses. These mistakes cost thousands of patients their lives, and leave others with more serious injuries than when they were first admitted.

Who is responsible for medical errors?

Anytime you undergo a surgery or other medical procedure in Maryland, there is a possibility that something will go wrong during the process, causing you additional pain and injury. Whenever a doctor's errors cause a patient harm, the first question many people ask is who is responsible? In other words, if the patient needs additional care due to a medical mistake, who should pay for this treatment?

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