Analysis of 500 obstetric and gynecologic malpractice claims : causes and prevention. Discussion.
South Atlantic assosiaction of obtetricians and gynecologists. Annual Meeting. Hot Springs VA (USA), 1990/01/27.
Five hundred obstetric and gynecologic malpractice litigation claims were analyzed to determine the incidence of claims that could not be defended because of breach of standards of care, problems with documentation, or both.
Of the 500 claims, 294 were obstetric and 206 were gynecologic.
Of the obstetric claims, 79 (27%) were indefensible because of breaches of standards of care (71%), problems with documentation (5%), or both (24%). Of the 206 gynecologic claims, 45 (22%) were indefensible because of breaches of standards of care (62%), problems with documentation (24%), or both (13%).
Mots-clés Pascal : Prévention, Homme, Etude statistique, Responsabilité, Gynécologie, Obstétrique, Faute professionnelle, Plainte, Procès
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevention, Human, Statistical study, Responsibility, Gynecology, Obstetrics
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Cote : 92-0504502
Code Inist : 002B20G01. Création : 199406.