Complications and legal outcomes of tonsillectomy malpractice claims.

@article{Stevenson2012ComplicationsAL,
  title={Complications and legal outcomes of tonsillectomy malpractice claims.},
  author={Andrew N Stevenson and Charles M. Myer and Matthew D Shuler and Peter S Singer},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2012},
  volume={122 1},
  pages={71-4}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To review malpractice cases involving complications following tonsillectomy. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis at a tertiary medical center of jury verdict reports within the LexisNexis (Dayton, OH) database submitted after tonsillectomy malpractice cases. METHODS The LexisNexis MEGA Jury Verdicts and Settlements database was reviewed from 1984 through 2010 for complications resulting from tonsillectomy. Data including year of case, surgical complication, injury… CONTINUE READING

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