Tips for Preventing Misdiagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess (Video)

Spinal epidural abscess (SEA) requires prompt diagnosis and treatment to prevent serious neurological complications. While infrequently encountered in clinical practice, SEA is not infrequently seen in malpractice claims. This video can help providers avoid delay in diagnosis or misdiagnosis of SEA.

 

Tips for Preventing Misdiagnosis of Spinal Epidural Abscess

Download this infographic for key patient safety tips. This information is also available in our article “Who’s in Charge?


The guidelines suggested here are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider in light of all circumstances prevailing in the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.

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