Stroke Treatment & Diagnosis Errors

A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Stroke failures and medical negligence may arise where patients suffer from a delay in diagnosis and treatment of a stroke, a failure to provide appropriate treatment and errors caused during surgery.

Types of Stroke Treatment & Diagnosis Delays

Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential to prevent serious complications. However errors can occur including: 

  • A failure or delay in providing a brain scan (for example, a CT or MRI scan)
  • A failure to diagnose symptoms of a stroke (confusion, blurred vision, headache, facial paralysis and numbness)
  • A failure to provide surgery when necessary
  • A delay or failure to provide rehabilitation    
  • And other stroke errors and mistreatment 

A failure to provide prompt treatment may result in serious complications such as:

  • Problems with swallowing known as dysphagia
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Facial paralysis
  • Speech impairment
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Lack of co-ordination and balance

If you or a loved one has suffered from a delay in diagnosis and treatment of a stroke, resulting in further deterioration of health and or long term injury, Mistreatment.com may be able to assist.

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