Managing Medical Errors

Capozzi, James D.; Rhodes, Rosamond
October 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Oct2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 10, p2520
Academic Journal
The article discusses the proper way to deal with unexpected complications or poor clinical results. It offers an example scenario where a patient undergone hip replacement surgery, but founded to have a complete foot drop. It suggests that a surgeon should discuss the specifics of the complication with the patients and family, as well as the proposed treatment.


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