Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Diagnosis & Treatment Errors

A temporary disruption of blood supply to part of the brain is a phrase commonly used to describe a transient ischemic attack.

Failures and errors can occur before or even during treatment including failing to prescribe a certain type of medication as a preventative measure or causing a delay in diagnosis which could lead to a life threatening stroke. 

Types of Transient Ischemic Attack Diagnosis & Treatment Errors 

  • A delay in diagnosing a transient ischemic attack
  • A delay in providing treatment
  • Failure to perform a CT or MRI scan
  • A delay in performing an ECG to check for abnormal heart rhythms
  • Failure to prescribe antiplatelet medication or Warfarin 
  • And other transient ischemic attack errors

If you or a loved one has suffered from transient ischemic attack errors and endured further surgery, further deterioration of health and or long term injury, may be able to assist.

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