Cardiology & Wearable Medical Devices

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Medical-Legal Issues Related to Wearable Medical Devices & Cardiology Wearable medical devices, remote monitoring, and telemedicine visits are becoming increasingly common aspects of clinical care. Novel technology applications can enhance health outcomes, yet also present risks, raising interesting medical-legal questions. As many remote monitoring devices involve vital signs such as heart rate and blood pressure,…

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Cardiac Events While Driving

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Cardiac Events While Driving When a driver suffers a cardiac event such as a heart attack or arrhythmia while driving, the sudden incapacitation may cause a vehicular collision. Injuries to the driver, passengers, occupants of other vehicles, and pedestrians may be serious or fatal. Costly property damage may also result. If there’s a history of…

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Negligence of Hotel Physician Causes Sepsis & Death?

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Case Reference: The jury found that hotel defendants did not commit medical negligence, that the physician was not the hotel’s agent, and that the hotel defendants were not responsible for the actions of the physician. However, the jury determined that the hotel defendants were negligent in failing to properly vet the physician, and assessed 55%…

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