Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states

Gary N. McAbee, Steven M. Donn, Robert A. Mendelson, William M. McDonnell, Jose L. Gonzalez, Julie Kersten Ake

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Abstract

In this article we discuss the medical diagnoses underlying the most common lawsuits involving pediatricians in the United States. Where applicable, specific and general risk-management techniques are noted as a means of increasing patient safety and reducing the risk of medical malpractice exposure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1282-e1286
JournalPediatrics
Volume122
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008

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Malpractice
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Patient Safety
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Keywords

  • Malpractice
  • Medical diagnoses
  • Pediatricians

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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McAbee, G. N., Donn, S. M., Mendelson, R. A., McDonnell, W. M., Gonzalez, J. L., & Ake, J. K. (2008). Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states. Pediatrics, 122(6), e1282-e1286. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-1594

Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states. / McAbee, Gary N.; Donn, Steven M.; Mendelson, Robert A.; McDonnell, William M.; Gonzalez, Jose L.; Ake, Julie Kersten.

In: Pediatrics, Vol. 122, No. 6, 01.12.2008, p. e1282-e1286.

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McAbee, GN, Donn, SM, Mendelson, RA, McDonnell, WM, Gonzalez, JL & Ake, JK 2008, 'Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states', Pediatrics, vol. 122, no. 6, pp. e1282-e1286. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-1594
McAbee GN, Donn SM, Mendelson RA, McDonnell WM, Gonzalez JL, Ake JK. Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states. Pediatrics. 2008 Dec 1;122(6):e1282-e1286. https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2008-1594
McAbee, Gary N. ; Donn, Steven M. ; Mendelson, Robert A. ; McDonnell, William M. ; Gonzalez, Jose L. ; Ake, Julie Kersten. / Medical diagnoses commonly associated with pediatric malpractice lawsuits in the united states. In: Pediatrics. 2008 ; Vol. 122, No. 6. pp. e1282-e1286.
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