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Umm, Malpractice defintion?

Postby VessleOfGod » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:08 pm

Hi, I'm a new member of this forum and I need t know what is malpractice.
I'm thinking about going into the field of medicine but I keep hearing that because of high malpractice and insurance rates, doctors have a lot of overhead? What is this..? Forgive my ignorance.
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Re: Umm, Malpractice defintion?

Postby CaribMD » Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:54 pm

Malpractice is two things mostly
Doing procedures you are not trained to do
and
Doing procedures you are trained to do but you make a mistake ( not really malpractice )

Even without making a mistake you can be sued and and loose a case even if you did nothing wrong, the juries are not doctors and make decisions that are based on emotion. :|
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Re: Umm, Malpractice defintion?

Postby cheechootrain » Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:31 pm

Don't be a dick and hopefully they don't sue you. I know some doctors who are asses but are the best. But they get thrown a lot of lawsuits because of the way they treat people. Be nicer and don't be so cynical :)
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