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Why Patients Sue Doctors: Lessons learned from medical malpractice cases
https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=n9LVDwAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=why patients sue&ots=iEiOxSWu6m&sig=RUBFPP5acsd2_X-d47aAWz8_RoA

COVID-19 in patients with diabetes: risk factors that increase morbidity
https://www.metabolismjournal.com/article/S0026-0495(20)30088-3/fulltext
Metabolism-Clinical and Experimental;

We agree with the conclusion by Dr. Hill and colleagues in their commentary “COVID-19 in Patients with Diabetes”, that for patients with COVID-19 infections, the presence of diabetes increases the risk for medical complications including death. They appropriately stressed the importance of glycemic control during COVID-19 infections because hyperglycemia may adversely affect pulmo...

Surgical Treatment of Levodopa-induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5586111/

The treatment of motor manifestations of Parkinson's disease (PD) is essentially a trade-off between adequate relief of motor symptoms and prevention and control of motor complications, particularly levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID). Progression of PD is paralleled by a progressive difficulty in achieving the balance. Functional neurosurgical procedures provide sustained relief of LID in carefu...

Can you sue an algorithm for malpractice? It depends
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/09/can-you-sue-artificial-intelligence-algorithm-for-malpractice/

Artificial intelligence (AI) is being used in health care to flag abnormalities in head CT scans, cull actionable information from electronic health records, and help patients understand their symptoms. At some point, AI is bound to make a mistake that harms a patient. When that happens, who — or what — is liable?

The ABO blood group locus and a chromosome 3 gene cluster associate with SARS-CoV-2 respiratory failure in an Italian-Spanish genome-wide association analysis
https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.31.20114991v1.full.pdf

Respiratory failure is a key feature of severe Covid-19 and a critical driver of mortality, but for reasons poorly defined affects less than 10% of SARS-CoV-2 infected patients. Methods. We included 1,980 patients with Covid-19 respiratory failure at seven centers in the Italian and Spanish epicenters of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Europe (Milan, Monza, Madrid, San Sebastian...

Immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection in hospitalized pediatric and adult patients
https://stm.sciencemag.org/content/early/2020/09/21/scitranslmed.abd5487
Science Translational Medicine; Pierce CA

Sep 20th, 2020 - Children and youth infected with SARS-CoV-2 have milder disease than do adults and, even among those with the recently described multi-system inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), mortality is rare. The reasons for the differences in clinical manifestations are unknown, but suggest that age-dependent factors may modulate the anti-viral immune response.

An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902904

Oct 22nd, 2018 - Is There a Basis for a Valid Lawsuit? Over the years, I've heard theories about why physicians get sued for medical malpractice. Much of that information has had little relationship to reality. Because my firm has represented both plaintiffs and defendants at the same time—including defending a New York City hospital for about 30 years and representing physicians for other matters—I felt that i...

An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/902904

Is There a Basis for a Valid Lawsuit? Over the years, I've heard theories about why physicians get sued for medical malpractice. Much of that information has had little relationship to reality. Because my firm has represented both plaintiffs and defendants at the same time—including defending a New York City hospital for about 30 years and representing physicians for other matters—I felt that i...

Crazy, Scary Reasons Why Patients Sue
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/810072

Sep 9th, 2013 - 'Doctor, You Made Me Shoot Myself' It's distressing enough to be sued for malpractice when you've actually done something wrong or a possibly preventable medical error has occurred. At least these are lawsuits you generally can see coming. But it's particularly upsetting and stressful to be named in a lawsuit without a hint of warning, like a shot out of the blue -- so totally unexpected, so sh...

Crazy, Scary Reasons Why Patients Sue
https://emedicine.medscape.com/viewarticle/810072

'Doctor, You Made Me Shoot Myself' It's distressing enough to be sued for malpractice when you've actually done something wrong or a possibly preventable medical error has occurred. At least these are lawsuits you generally can see coming. But it's particularly upsetting and stressful to be named in a lawsuit without a hint of warning, like a shot out of the blue -- so totally unexpected, so sh...

An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/902904_3

Oct 22nd, 2018 - The Patient's Last Resource 4. Patients Are Suing Out of Desperation The fourth reason relates to the fact that a medical injury might devastate a family financially and emotionally, and they phone us out of desperation. The viewpoint of many physicians might be, "Finances are not my problem or my staff's problem," or "I am a surgeon, not a therapist." This is understandable, but it's no...

Crazy, Scary Reasons Why Patients Sue
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/810072_5

Sep 9th, 2013 - The Patient Who Smells Like Trouble A number of Medscape survey respondents who were sued for malpractice smelled trouble right from the start. "The patient had already been involved in several other lawsuits," one doctor wrote.

Crazy, Scary Reasons Why Patients Sue
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/810072_1

Sep 9th, 2013 - 'Doctor, You Made Me Shoot Myself' It's distressing enough to be sued for malpractice when you've actually done something wrong or a possibly preventable medical error has occurred. At least these are lawsuits you generally can see coming. But it's particularly upsetting and stressful to be named in a lawsuit without a hint of warning, like a shot out of the blue -- so totally unexpected, so sh...

An MD/Attorney Reveals: 5 Top Reasons Patients Sue Doctors
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/902904_1

Oct 22nd, 2018 - Is There a Basis for a Valid Lawsuit? Over the years, I've heard theories about why physicians get sued for medical malpractice. Much of that information has had little relationship to reality. Because my firm has represented both plaintiffs and defendants at the same time—including defending a New York City hospital for about 30 years and representing physicians for other matters—I felt that i...

What are the variables that are associated with the patient's wish to sue his ph...
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-4637.2008.00484.x
Pain Medicine (Malden, Mass.); Fishbain DA, Bruns D et. al.

Jul 28th, 2008 - Although there is limited research on patient attributes that may be related to reasons for launching a malpractice suit, no such research has been performed in acute pain patients (APPs) or chronic pain patients (CPPs). The objective of this study was then to develop some statistical models that would describe such patients' attributes. A statement about having thou...

Good Communication Helps to Avert Lawsuits : Answer all your patients' questions, explain reasons for any poor results, and try never to appear rushed.
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/39630/health-policy/good-communication-helps-avert-lawsuits-answer-all-your
Fran Lowry

ATLANTA — Being sued for medical malpractice is almost as inevitable as death and taxes. But taking the time to establish good communication with patients and their families may afford the best protection against a lawsuit, Dr.

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Cancer Patient Urged to Sue By Later Provider
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/72121/practice-management/cancer-patient-urged-sue-later-provider/page/0/1

Sep 1st, 2011 - OUTCOME A defense verdict was returned. COMMENT One of the most common reasons a patient decides to file a medical malpractice lawsuit is because a later treating professional recommends it.

Patients Who Won't Sue Their Doctors -- Even When They Could
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/814876

Nov 24th, 2013 - When Bad Things Happen to Patients Patients experience adverse outcomes due to medical negligence every day. Although physicians have legitimate worries about being sued, the fact is that fewer than 10% of those patients and families will actually file a malpractice suit.[1] Why do so many patients with valid claims decline to sue physicians and medical...

Why patients sue doctors: the Japanese experience.
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1748-720X.2009.00450.x
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics : a Journal of the ... Feldman EA

Feb 3rd, 2010 - Scholars in the U.S. have shown relatively little interest in the management of legal conflict over health care in other nations. This article examines the Japanese health care system, particularly litigation over medical malpractice, and asks what (if anything) American scholars and policy makers can learn from the Japanese experience.