Litigation in English rhinology.

  title={Litigation in English rhinology.},
  author={Andrew S Harris and Steven J. Edwards and Laysan Pope},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={129 3},
OBJECTIVE Litigation is a rising financial burden on the National Health Service. This study aims to show if litigation is increasing in rhinology and which procedures lead to the most claims. METHODS Ten years of data were obtained from the National Health Service Litigation Authority. Rhinology claims were examined for cost, injury, diagnosis and operation type. RESULTS Of the 123 rhinology claims identified, 52 per cent were successful. There was a 56 per cent increase in the average… CONTINUE READING