Tag: Radiation | CHH Law

Experts say patient radiation exposure too high, often unnecessary

Medical malpractice is often associated with doctors, nurses or hospitals making errors during surgery, birth or when prescribing medications. Chicago patients often don’t think that anything could go wrong when doctors perform tests and screenings, unless the results of these tests are read inaccurately. However, some patient safety advocates argue that doctors could actually be […]
Medical Error

Illinois facility fined after nurses operated X-ray machines

In Illinois, not all medical professionals can operate X-ray equipment or other types of equipment involving the use of radiation. Under state laws, only those who are properly licensed including dentists, chiropractors, and certified radiologic technologists can safely use and operate radiologic equipment. These laws are meant to protect patients in the Chicago area and […]
Medication Errors

Cancer patient given radiation treatment in wrong spot 29 times

Illinois doctors, nurses and other medical professionals are bound to make minor mistakes during their careers. But no mistake should be considered minor if the medical professional clearly deviated from the established standard of care. Doctors have a responsibility to treat each patient with the highest quality of care, and they must take that responsibility […]
Doctor Errors

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