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Complains About Medical Malpractices in Aja Hospitals Submitted to Tehran Medical Council and Forensics

Fayaz, Amir Farshid (2015) Complains About Medical Malpractices in Aja Hospitals Submitted to Tehran Medical Council and Forensics. Journal of Archives in Military Medicine, 3 (1). ISSN 2345-5071


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Background: One of the most important professional challenges of physicians is patients’ dissatisfaction and complaints submitted to judiciaries and their consequences in patients’ personal lives. These malpractices may take place everywhere in the healthcare system. Objectives: This research aimed at examining complaints against Military Hospitals medical malpractices within different medical disciplines, submitted to forensics and medical council of Tehran. Patients and Methods: This was an interim and explanatory-analytic research. All cases related to military hospitals submitted to central commission of Tehran medical council from 2006 to 2011 were examined. Results: Totally, 41 cases who lodged complaints were examined using detailed information, from which36 cases were male (87.7%) and 5 (12.2%) were female and the mean age was 43.91 ± 8.26. From those 41 proven medical malpractices, indiscretion accounted for 15 cases (36.58%), imprudence for 12 (29.26%), lack of scientific and practical skills for 10 (24.39%), and lack of observing state regulations for 4 (9.73%). Conclusions: Orthopedics specialists and general physicians accounted for the highest number of malpractices. Indiscretion and imprudence made up the highest rates of malpractices.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W Health professions > Medical Education W.18
Depositing User: ePrint Admin Admin
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2017 07:04
Last Modified: 15 Apr 2017 07:04

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