Evaluation of the medical malpractice cases concluded in the General Assembly of Council of Forensic Medicine

Yazici Y. A., Sen H., Aliustaoglu S., Sezer Y., Ince C. H.

ULUSAL TRAVMA VE ACIL CERRAHI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF TRAUMA & EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.21, no.3, pp.204-208, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Malpractice is an occasion that occurs due to defective treatment in the course of providing health services. Neither all of the errors within the medical practices are medical malpractices, nor all of the medical malpractices result in harm and judicial process. Injuries occurring at the time of treatment process may result from a complication or medical malpractice. This study aims to evaluate the reports of the controversial cases brought to trial with the claim of medical malpractice, compiled by The Council of Forensic Medicine.