Medico-legal implications of hypoxic-ischemic birth injury.

@article{Donn2014MedicolegalIO,
  title={Medico-legal implications of hypoxic-ischemic birth injury.},
  author={Steven Mark Donn and Malcolm L Chiswick and Jonathan M Fanaroff},
  journal={Seminars in fetal & neonatal medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={317-21}
}
Medical malpractice litigation in the USA and much of the developed world has reached near-epidemic proportions. Brain-damaged infants are among the most costly medical malpractice lawsuits, with the average indemnity for these cases being $524,047. Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is the most common birth injury claim, generally alleging that intrapartum asphyxia led to long-term neurologic sequelae, including cerebral palsy and/or developmental delay. Timing of injury is a key element in… CONTINUE READING
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