Forensic investigation of medical treatment related deaths

Joseph E Ibrahim, David L Ranson, Adam J O'Brien, Amanda Charles, Carmela Young

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Abstract

Patients suffer preventable harm from their medical treatment. The traditional approaches to investigating medical treatment related deaths are the hospital mortality audit and legal or coroners investigation. The aim is to describe how the patient safety movement in the late 1990s is changing traditional approaches to the investigation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S71 - S75
Number of pages5
JournalLegal Medicine
Volume11
Issue numberSupp 1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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