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Nurse practitioner failed to advise re blood clot possibility – $3.5 Million Verdict (access required)

A nurse practitioner (who was a personal friend of the decedent) failed to refer the decedent to a hospital emergency room on a Sunday afternoon for suspected DVT. The nurse practitioner conceded that DVT was number 1 on her differential diagnosis, but she effectively ruled it out as a consideration because of the 45-year-old decedent's ...