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Medicolegal claims in vascular surgery.

Authors
  • Campbell, W B
  • France, F
  • Goodwin, H M
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Publication Date
May 01, 2002
Volume
84
Issue
3
Pages
181–184
Identifiers
PMID: 12092871
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The likely cause of many of these claims was failure to advise patients about potential risks and expected benefits. Recognition of the areas of highest risk, with improvements in communication and record keeping, may limit future claims.

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