The failure of emergency department doctors to order serial troponin tests for a young woman with chest pain at a WA hospital has resulted in a $450,000 negligence payout. Doctors discharged the 28-year-old woman from Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital on 6 January 2014 after her chest pain resolved and she had no abnormalities on ECG, ...
Ischaemic heart disease
$450k payout for missed troponin test
By Michael Woodhead
10 Jul 2019