TITLE

Study shines light on malpractice causes

PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Same-Day Surgery;Sep2010, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the findings from a survey of surgery- related medical malpractice cases from 2003-2008, titled "Annual Benchmarking Report: Malpractice Risks in Surgery," by the U.S. Risk Management Foundation (RMF) Strategies. INSETS: Key findings of the report;Report offers case studies, strategies.
ACCESSION #
53341971

 

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