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  1. Massachusetts emergency medicine closed malpractice claims : 1988-1990.

    Article - En anglais

    Study purpose

    To describe the characteristics of malpractice claims against emergency physicians and to identify causes and potential preventability of such claims.

    Population: Malpractice claims closed in 1988, 1989, and 1990 against emergency physicians insured by the Massachusetts Joint Underwriters Association were compared with claims closed from 1980 to 1987 as investigated in our previous study.

    Methods

    Retrospective review of malpractice claim files by board-certified emergency physicians.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Erreur humaine, Réanimation, Médecin, Médecine, Urgence, Indemnité dédommagement, Erreur médicale, Plainte, Pratique professionnelle, Spécialité médicale, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etude statistique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human error, Resuscitation, Physician, Medicine, Emergency, Indemnity, Professional practice, Medical specialty, Human, United States, North America, America, Statistical study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0325158

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 199406.