The relationship between malpractice claims history and subsequent obstetric care.
- To determine the relationship between prior malpractice claims experience and the quality of clinical obstetric care.
- Historical cohort study of obstetricians, classified by their prior malpractice claims experience, with blinded review of medical records from their practices 5 to 10 years later.
- Florida obstetricians who lost, settled, or defended malpractice claims between 1977 and 1983 and who were still practicing obstetrics in 1987.
Main Outcome Measures
- Objective and subjective assessment of quality of clinical care of patients attended by obstetricians with different histories of malpractice claims.
Mots-clés Pascal : Obstétrique, Pratique professionnelle, Réclamation, Soin santé primaire, Homme, Etude cohorte, Floride, Malade, Faute professionnelle, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Obstetrics, Professional practice, Protest, Primary health care, Human, Cohort study, Florida, Patient, Malpractice, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0153843
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 09/06/1995.