Fractures of the knee in children-what can go wrong? A case file study of closed claims in The Patient Compensation Association covering 16 years.

@article{Leeberg2015FracturesOT,
  title={Fractures of the knee in children-what can go wrong? A case file study of closed claims in The Patient Compensation Association covering 16 years.},
  author={Veronica Leeberg and Stig Sonne-Holm and J Krogh Christoffersen and Christian Wong},
  journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 5},
  pages={391-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Intra-articular knee fractures in children are rare. The Patient Compensation Association (PCA) receives claims for financial compensation from patients who believe they have sustained damage from their treatment in the health care system. We used relevant cases of closed claims to identify causality and co-factors contributing to these apparent malpractices. MATERIALS AND METHODS A partial root core analysis was performed on closed claims from the PCA database concerning… CONTINUE READING