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Friday, September 07, 2007

Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical Malpractice is a term used for a specific type of negligence on the medical profession. It refers to the negligence of a specially trained or educated person in the performance of his or her job.

Medical malpractice (medical mistake or medical error also called medical negligence) is an act or omission of the best possible medical treatment available by a health care professional in the care of an individual which causes injury or harm to the patient.

The professional medical staff must have had a professional duty toward the person receiving the care, also accurate medical interventions care plan to reduce case of medical malpractice. For example, the Nurse was performing the professional activities of a Nurse for the patient needing the care (in either a paid or volunteer capacity). Additionally, the harm that occurred to this patient or to the property must be based on a failure to act as a prudent professional and in occordance with professional standards in the situation.

Doctors profession also often make a mistake such as failure in diagnosing a disease or a physician who has made the correct diagnosis, may thereafter commit malpractice by failing to properly treat the disease process. Medical malpractice or physician error (negligence) also may responsible for thousands and thousands of cerebral palsy cases.

Medical malpractice may happened during labor and/or delivery, the medical team may make a mistaken such as excessive use of vacuum extraction, fail to follow the necessary steps to ensure a safe delivery and failure to perform a timely cesarean section may result in damage to the motor centers in the brain. So the child was diagnose as cerebral palsy because of medical malpractice case or called medical negligence.

7 Comments:

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10/30/2007 11:37 AM  
Anonymous Medical Negligence said...

Medical negligence claims are always legally complex. The outcome of a case will often depend on whether the action taken or not taken by the professional was unreasonable in the circumstances. This can be difficult to prove, which is why it is essential that a qualified and experienced legal team be used for medical negligence claims.

9/24/2010 12:07 PM  
Anonymous chiropractic malpractice insurance said...

Normally, this results problems to clients or patients. Honestly, this is one of the few things that you wish it won't happen to you.

1/13/2011 11:23 AM  
Anonymous medical malpractice lawyers said...

Medical malpractice is a serious matter. The patient has the right to sue for damages and medical injuries sustained.

3/21/2012 5:49 AM  
Blogger Emilee T. Leeper said...

Every patient deserves to receive the best possible treatment in his/her medical problems. Although it is a serious matter, hiring good lawyers is hard to find because of the intricacies involved in handling a medical malpractice case.
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5/04/2012 8:38 PM  
Anonymous Medical negligence claime said...

Well, if a medicine is putting negative effects on your body, your doctor would be expected to provide suitable guidance to get over with the side effects. Sometimes, overdose of any harmful chemical might even result in serious consequences. Thus, it is the responsibility of a doctor to save his patients if he is falling into deep trouble.

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