Cardiology

The features of a good medicolegal report - thought leadership series

This thought leadership series focuses on what to look for in a good medico legal report. We explore the importance of finding the right expert, the value a well written medico legal report can add…
Categories : Articles, Cardiology, Intensive care, Medicolegal reports, Neuroradiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain, Plastic Surgery, Spinal surgery, Thought Leadership, Trauma and orthopaedics
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The Medicolegal Challenges of Myocardial Infarction

A myocardial infarction (MI), also known as a heart attack, occurs when the blood supply to part of the heart is reduced or stops completely. This causes damage to the myocardium, or heart muscle, and…
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Medicolegal challenges in cardiovascular-related claims

Cardiovascular medicine is concerned with all conditions of the circulatory system, while cardiologists specialise in diseases and abnormalities of the heart. Compared to other specialties, negligence claims in cardiovascular medicine are relatively rare and make…
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Expressing and owning an opinion

In medicolegal cases, it is rare for the legal teams involved to have sufficient specialist knowledge to make a judgement on the medical issues raised by a case. Therefore, they rely on medical experts to…
Categories : Articles, Cardiology, Intensive care, Neuroradiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain, Plastic Surgery, Spinal surgery, Trauma and orthopaedics
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What does a cardiologist do?

Cardiologists diagnose, assess and treat patients with diseases and defects of the heart and blood vessels, also called the cardiovascular system. Range of conditions Cardiologists manage patients with conditions such as: angina; chest pain and…
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New expert joins Medicolegal Partners

We are pleased to welcome Dr Chris Hayes, Consultant Cardiologist, to the Medicolegal Partners team. Dr Hayes has completed medicolegal training and is based in York. He can provide reports for both claimant and defendant.…
Categories : Cardiology, News, Updates
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