Medical error and liability for it in some post-soviet countries (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine).

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Summary of "Medical error and liability for it in some post-soviet countries (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine)."

Introduction: Infliction of harm to life and health due to medical errors is common for the whole world and post-Soviet countries, in particular. The problem of these errors is one of the most important in medical law, although there is no unified concept of it. A small number of sentences in cases of criminal negligence of medical professionals indicates a high latency and often unprovability of this crime in a number of post-Soviet countries. The aim: To disclose the objective and subjective prerequisites of a medical error, reasons for its occurrence, to establish the grounds for criminal liability of medical professionals in case they commit an error and to examine the judicial practice in this regard. Also, to define the concept and types of circumstances exempting criminal liability and their impact on criminal liability issues concerning medical professionals.


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Name: Wiadomosci lekarskie (Warsaw, Poland : 1960)
ISSN: 0043-5147
Pages: 877-882


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