TITLE

Failure to review contact lens solution instructions leads to $3.5M NY settlement

AUTHOR(S)
Bachman, Radha V.; Kicklighter, Leilani
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;May2009 Legal Review, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the court case which shows the failure of the local hospital to review the contact lens solution instructions that leads the $3.5 million settlement cost between the plaintiff, who felt burning sensation after he placed his contact lens, and the local hospital. It says that the case raises many issues and several questions from a risk management and patient safety view. Moreover, information about the case is provided.
ACCESSION #
38715276

 

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