Does your ED patient have a case against you?

March 2009
ED Legal Letter;Mar2009, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p33
This article focuses on malpractice cases against emergency department (ED) physicians. It states that for a patient to prevail in a medical malpractice case against an ED physician, he or she must prove the appropriate standard of care, the doctor's deviation from the standard of care, and a proximate causal connection between the doctor's act or omission causing the breach and the injury sustained by the patient.


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