Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
Vol. 66, No. 5, 2004, pp. 301-303
Bioline Code: is04081
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2004, pp. 301-303
© Copyright 2004 Indian Journal of Surgery.
View Point - Genesis and mechanics of malpractice suits - Minimizing the risks|
The article illustrates malpractice history among primary care physicians and surgeons. It explores why patients sue their healthcare providers. It recommends specific measures, based on satisfying a myriad of patient needs through better communication behaviours, consenting practices, and early recognition and resolution of patient issues by providers.
Malpractice claims, medical