Bernardo Perea-Pérez

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OBJECTIVES Although the safety of patients has been one of the inherent concerns of dental practice, but because the proposals made in the field of dentistry are few and improperly structured, this paper constitutes an attempt to present a proposal titled "Plan for Dental Health Care Risk Management, " promoted by the General Council of Dentists of Spain,(More)
INTRODUCTION The effort to increase patient safety has become one of the main focal points of all health care professions, despite the fact that, in the field of dentistry, initiatives have come late and been less ambitious. The main objective of patient safety is to avoid preventable adverse events to the greatest extent possible and to limit the negative(More)
OBJECTIVES On the basis of the "Surgical Checklist" proposed by the WHO, we propose a new Checklist model adapted to the procedures of endodontic treatment. STUDY DESIGN The proposed document contains 21 items which are broken down into two groups: those which must be verified before beginning the treatment, and those which must be verified after(More)
The clinical risks associated with health care have been a known factor since ancient times, and their prevention has constituted one of the foundations of health care. However, concern for the risks involved in health care treatments has risen very significantly in recent years, becoming a modern current of concern for clinical health care risks which is(More)
INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The increase in the prosecution of health issues in Spain has increased the interest in legal claims against physicians. Our objective is to analyze the judgments issued in relation to cardiology practice in Spain in recent years. METHODS We analyzed the 1899 sanitary judicial sentences issued in Spain in the second instance or(More)
OBJECTIVES With the aim of identifying the factors related to sentences against neurosurgeons, we have analyzed all the sentences issued in the second court of justice in Spain against neurosurgeons in the period from 1995 to 2007. MATERIAL AND METHODS Of a total of 1899 sentences of the second or last appeal, during the period from 1995 to 2007 issued in(More)
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