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Can a doctor drop you during treatment?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 5, 2007
  • 10:53 PM

Are there any circumstances when a doctor can legally drop a patient while they are having complications after surgery, without referring the patient to another doctor for care? Why would this happen, unless it's fear of a malpractice lawsuit? The patient was told that everything was perfect and the same was written in the chart, even though it was obvious to everyone that there were complications.

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  • Contact you county Medical Society.
    rad-skw 1605 Replies
    • October 6, 2007
    • 00:13 PM
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  • Why would you want to continue seeing him? Get a second opinion and a lawyer if needed.
    Monsterlove 2921 Replies
    • October 7, 2007
    • 03:02 AM
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