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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 settlement values for such claims, can be useful for prospective risk management. This review analyzes medical malpractice claims filed in state and federal courts as published in legal databases. Additionally, this review also analyzes the reported settlement values for such claims.
Medical error is a leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., with diagnostic errors comprising the majority of errors. Delay in diagnosing breast cancer is a unique multidisciplinary phenomenon involving primary care physicians, gynecologists, radiologists, pathologists, and general surgeons. The New York medical malpractice court system remains among the most active court systems in the country. The purpose of this study is to analyze the characteristics of medical malpractice litigation involving br...
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 charact...
To investigate pathology awareness in patients applying to a pathology laboratory. Method: This cross-sectional study included 150 patients and patients' relatives. A questionnaire, prepared by the researchers according to the literature, was administered at the Pathology Laboratory, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey on May 2018.
Medical malpractice data can be leveraged to understand specialty-specific risk.
Negligent conduct by health care providers can result in medical malpractice injury sustained by parents denied their right to decide whether and when to have children. In this review of the international medicolegal literature, the authors present a comparative analysis of the law of medical negligence in this context and a discussion of the grounds for compensable injury resulting from medical error. The discussion is focused on the legal provisions for compensable injury awarded to the plaintiff (expecta...
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 regarding the characteristics of malpractice litigation for KC are scarce.
Although oral maxillofacial surgeons (OMSs) carry high legal risk in malpractice lawsuits, data elucidating the reason behind those claims and their outcomes are scarce. The purpose of the present study was to characterize the trends, analyze the payouts, and determine the etiology of malpractice cases against OMSs.
Although few radiologists dwell on the notion of malpractice risk during their daily practice, the risk of malpractice within the specialty is real. This article provides an overview of the elements of a malpractice claim, discusses key ingredients for avoiding malpractice liability, touches on several topics interconnected with mitigating malpractice risks (hedging, apologies, and pace), and provides a series of tips a radiologist might consider in practice to decrease liability risk.
There is an ongoing perception that the pathology job market is poor, which may be discouraging medical students from pursuing the specialty. Academic pathologists believe that jobs are available but relocation may be necessary.
A survey of pathology present in the subtalar joint by means of subtalar arthroscopy with anterolateral and middle portals has not been extensively explored in current literature. The focus of our study was to identify pathology in the subtalar joint at the time of subtalar joint arthroscopy using this approach. We also compare our arthroscopic findings to those reported in the literature.
The article presents information about various medical and social characteristics of the population of the Samara region cities. The survey of respondents was held by the network commercial laboratory, which treatment rooms were opened simultaneously in several cities of the region. The conducted study allowed to compile a medico-social portrait of the customer of laboratory services of medical organizations. It was discovered that laboratory services of commercial laboratories are most commonly used by wom...
Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome is a rare pathology that may conduct the baby to death shortly after delivery. This outcome may cause emotional distress in the parents but it may also generate expensive medical malpractice claims about the reasons why the syndrome was not identified and/or correctly treated. The authors conducted a review of the cases in which Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome caused death of the baby shortly after delivery. Then, they pointed out these ultrasonographi...
Anaphylaxis is a systemic allergic reaction and without the appropriate treatment can progress fast and may be fatal. Information about allergy and immunology topics including anaphylaxis can be easily found online and are widely searched by patients as well as medical personnel. Social media and search engines not only bring a number of benefits to users but also carry risks for breaches of confidentiality and privacy, unprofessional behaviour, malpractice and litigation. Social media use by medical health...
To determine the history of malpractice literature using forensic science based on a bibliometric and graph theory.
To evaluate the total number of corrected laboratory results that occurred as a consequence of errors in the preanalytical, analytical, and postanalytical phases of testing and to identify areas for improvement in patient care.
Laboratory testing is an important target for high-value care initiatives, constituting the highest volume of medical procedures. Prior studies have found that up to half of all inpatient laboratory tests may be medically unnecessary, but a systematic method to identify these unnecessary tests in individual cases is lacking.
Most patients with orthopaedic pathology in low to middle-income countries are treated by nonspecialists. A curriculum to prepare undergraduate medical students for this duty should reflect the local pathology and skills that are required to manage patients in a resource-restricted environment. The aim of this study was to establish and prioritize a list of core orthopaedic-related knowledge topics, clinical cases, and skills that are relevant to medical students in southern Africa and areas with a similar ...
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder associated with repetitive traumatic brain injuries often sustained through prior contact sport participation. The frequency of this disorder in a diverse population, including amateur athletes, is unknown. Primary historical obituary and yearbook records were queried for 2,566 autopsy cases in the Mayo Clinic Tissue Registry resulting in identification of 300 former athletes and 450 non-athletes. In these cases, neocortical tissu...
The association of amyloidosis with certain neoplastic processes is well known. Amyloid uncommonly occurs in relationship with other epithelial neoplasms including urothelial carcinoma. Herein, we report 29 cases of amyloidosis in the bladder, 14 of which were found in relationship to urothelial carcinoma. Design With IRB approval, we searched pathology archives for cases of amyloidosis in the bladder. Clinical, laboratory and surgical pathology records were reviewed, and data recorded for all cases. Diagno...
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) established a new system for accreditation of residency and fellowship programs in 2013. One key aspect of the Next Accreditation System is the 10-year self-study, which requires programs to conduct a comprehensive self-evaluation, including development of program aims and analysis of strengths, weaknesses, and environmental context, in order to plan improvements and take the program to the next level.