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Missed STEMI Suit Could Succeed if Plaintiff's Expert Sees No ECG, Troponins, or Cardiology Consult

  • March 1, 2019

CRICO Strategies data was included in this ED Legal Letter case commentary to help demonstrate key factors found that could help, or hinder, the ED defense in med mal cases. 


The commentary included a sidebar titled,  “Missed STEMI Cases By the Numbers,” which featured the ED data from the CRICO Strategies Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS). An example of the numbers featured included, “In the 2,558 ED cases, the most prevalent case types included diagnosis related (1,361) and medical treatment (714) allegations.”

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

 

Missed STEMI suit could succeed if plaintiff’s expert sees no ECG, troponins, or cardiology consult. ED Legal Letter. March 1, 2019. https://www.reliasmedia.com/articles/print/143994-missed-stemi-suit-could-succeed-if-plaintiffs-expert-sees-no-ecg-troponins-or-cardiology-consult. 

 

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