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Failing to Order More Tests Can Be Considered Medical Negligence

Posted on Apr 25, 2010

Ordering more tests and seeking the consultation of specialists isn’t always “defensive medicine,” it’s just being a responsible doctor. There are times where it is completely appropriate and necessary for more tests to be conducted and when a doctor fails to do this and a patient dies, it can be considered medical negligence. To learn more, check out this article written by my colleague Jim Lewis.

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