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It is estimated that 75% of dermatologists will face malpractice litigation by age 65. Furthermore, 28.7% of medical malpractice cases against dermatologists between 2006 and 2015 were decided in favor of plaintiffs with an average indemnity payment of $238,135 United States dollars (USD). Although psoriasis affects more than 7 million adults in the United States and impacts quality of life, limited information exists regarding psoriasis malpractice litigation. As such, the goal of this study was to characterize state and federal malpractice cases involving psoriasis in the United States. This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Name: Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV
The prevalence of keratinocyte carcinoma (KC) exceeds that of all other malignant neoplasms combined. Despite the steady rise of payments for medical malpractice liability claims over time, data regar...
Medicolegal liability is an issue of concern for all physicians, including pathologists. Identification of the key clinical issues that tend to lead to medical malpractice litigation, as well as the s...
Malpractice litigation has a significant impact on health care costs and important professional implications for health care providers.
Psoriasis is associated with psychosocial distress. Little is known about the relationship between psoriasis and mental health (MH) emergencies.
Although the focus for most single-payer advocates is in Washington, DC, and on proposals for Medicare for all, there are also efforts in a handful of states to enact a state-based single-payer progra...
Analysis of barriers in psoriasis care from the patient's and the physician's perspective and generation of scientific data on the quality of health care in Sweden, Poland, Spain, United K...
To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering strategies in the United States population. The study used the Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Policy Model, a state-transition com...
Psoriasis vulgaris is a common inflammatory condition of the skin that results in well-demarcated, scaly, erythematous, itchy plaques. In the United States, psoriasis remains a common, imm...
RATIONALE: Gathering information about how often kidney cancer occurs in Caucasians and African Americans may help the study of kidney cancer in the future. PURPOSE: This clinical trial i...
Concussion is widely recognized as a major public health concern in the United States and worldwide. Although many concussions resolve completely and spontaneously, almost 1 in 4 patients ...
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A narcotic analgesic that may be habit-forming. It is a controlled substance (opium derivative) listed in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Parts 329.1, 1308.11 (1987). Sale is forbidden in the United States by Federal statute. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
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An agency in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. It was created as an independent regulatory agency responsible for the implementation of federal laws designed to protect the environment. Its mission is to protect human health and the ENVIRONMENT.