A descriptive study of medical malpractice cases in Turkey


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GUNDOGMUS U. , Erdogan M. S. , SEHIRALTI M., KURTAS O.

ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE, vol.25, no.5, pp.404-408, 2005 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.5144/0256-4947.2005.404
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SAUDI MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.404-408

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Medical malpractice claims in Turkey have increased. We evaluated the problem by describing medical malpractice cases assessed by the Higher Health Council between 1993 and 1998. Our recommendations should help to improve care and decrease medical malpractice claims.