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Medical malpractice position paper

Medical malpractice position paper

an update.


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Published by Defense Reseach Institute in Milwaukee, Wisc .
Written in English

  • Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesDRI -- v.1976, no. 3.
    ContributionsDefense Research Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14510369M

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The general public has a stake in the issue at hand since their insurance rates are affected by medical malpractice claims, settlements, and verdicts; and, moreover, the. Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient.

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