Medical errors, malpractice, and defensive medicine: an ill-fated triad.

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For the first 180 years following the founding of the US, physicians occasionally were sued for medical malpractice. Allegations of negligence were errors of commission - i.e. the physician made a mistake by doing something wrong, usually mistreatment of a fracture or dislocation, a complication or death following a surgical procedure, prescribing the wrong… (More)
DOI: 10.1515/dx-2017-0007

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