Physicians can take steps to reduce their risk of being sued by having a low threshold for discharging angry patients from their practice and carefully documenting all discussions and interactions with these patients.
Lawsuits claim Johnson Johnson did not fully disclose safety risks of transvaginal mesh products.
Canada is first major world economy to legalize recreational marijuana use
Patients, families, clinicians must consider clinical, ethical, legal aspects of VSED to hasten death.
The PSQIA allows physicians and hospitals to share information about safety issues and incidents through a patient safety organization.
The risk of a primary care physician getting sued is 75%, the authors present 5 strategies to reduce the risk of lawsuits.
Although the benefit of telehealth services is substantial, reimbursement issues have limited its use and expansion.
Public support for physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia has increased in Western Europe, while plateauing in the United States.
Physician expressions of sympathy and regret appear to encourage quicker settlements.
Many believe meds supported by stronger evidence than the law requires to achieve designation.