Medical Malpractice in Turkey: Pediatric Cases Resulting in Death


Hosukler E., ÜZÜN İ., MELEZ İ. E., Hosukler B., Elevli M.

TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.56, no.6, pp.631-637, 2021 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkarchpediatr.2021.21152
  • Journal Name: TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.631-637
  • Keywords: Pediatrician, medical malpractice, forensic medicine, CLAIMS, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PHYSICIAN, LAWSUITS, ERRORS, EXPERIENCE, EMERGENCY, PAYMENTS, RISK
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: Malpractice in medicine refers to the failure of a physician to meet a standard of diagnosis and treatment, damages/injuries caused by reprehensible ignorance, or negligence of a doctor.