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What is malpractice in general surgery?

Jerry Zaslow

What is malpractice in general surgery?

by Jerry Zaslow

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Published by Pittsburgh Institute of Legal Medicine in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Surgeons -- Malpractice -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementBy Jerry Zaslow.
      SeriesScalpel and quill ;, v. 12, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3821.A73 S3 vol. 12, no. 6, KF2905.3 S3 vol. 12, no. 6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4757414M
      LC Control Number78103754

        Dec. 26, -- More than 4, preventable mistakes occur in surgery every year at a cost of more than $ billion in medical malpractice payouts, according a new study. In Medical Malpractice: A Physician's Sourcebook, a panel of physicians, attorneys, academics, researchers, and insurance industry experts consider these and other questions about the origin, nature, and ramifications of the medical malpractice litigation crisis, as well as possible solutions and alternatives to the current s: 2.

      The Blue Book: Military-Civilian Partnerships for Trauma Training, Sustainment, and Readiness Selected Readings in General Surgery. Selected Readings in General Surgery; Programs can differ with regard to minimum hiring requirements, salary, malpractice and health insurance offerings, the provision of fees for attendance at medical. Free Consultation () Miller & Zois helps injured victims and their families in personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death cases. Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers. Sample Discovery.

      Medical malpractice can encompass countless situations, such as: a doctor who misdiagnosed an illness or disease; a nurse who failed to monitor a patient’s vital signs during surgery; medical staff who turned off an alarm on a monitor, inhibiting alerts; and; hospital staff who ignored a monitor’s alarms. They focus on representing plaintiffs in mental health malpractice actions. They are featured in an upcoming book, The Suicide Lawyers: Exposing Lethal Secrets, by C.C. Risenhoover. Journal of Psychiatric Practice®: May - Volume 10 - Issue 3 - p


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