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Excusable neglect in malpractice suits against radiologists: a proposed jury instruction to recognize the human condition.

@article{Caldwell2007ExcusableNI,
  title={Excusable neglect in malpractice suits against radiologists: a proposed jury instruction to recognize the human condition.},
  author={Charles Caldwell and Evan R. Seamone},
  journal={Annals of health law},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={
          43-77, table of contents
        }
}
This article unwraps the nature and source of human errors involved in Radiology, revealing unique elements of the specialty that warrant special consideration in medical malpractice cases. The authors compare these errors to negligent practices in other professions and conclude that a general concept of negligence cannot adequately address the complexities of decision-making in Radiology. After analyzing legal precedent, they develop an innovative jury instruction that recognizes particular… Expand

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