TITLE

Failure to timely diagnose tuberculosis leads to death, confidential settlement

AUTHOR(S)
Gatto, Jon T.; Delaney, Blake J.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;3/1/2008 Legal Review & Commentary, Vol. 30, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case study of a 34-year-old migrant farm worker with tuberculosis is presented.
ACCESSION #
31515464

 

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