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Don’t Document, Legal FAQs, Case Study, and more

By Alison Anderson, Katy Schuler, CRICO

Related to: Claims, Clinical Guidelines, Communication, Diagnosis, Documentation, Emergency Medicine, Primary Care, Insight into Risks of Ambulatory Care, Obstetrics, Patient Safety Awareness, Publications

CRICO Insights: August 2015

 

 

FAQs About Legal Issues

What should you say to a patient who is suing you? Do practice guidelines help or hurt the defense of a malpractice claim? CRICO answers these questions and more. Get answers

  

QUIZ

How Would You Manage This Patient?

A 53-year-old male saw his PCP for worsening heartburn and yet died of cardiac arrest the next day. How would you have saved the patient’s life? Take the quiz

  

Patient Falls

Our AMC PSO identifies contributing factors to patient falls and the potential solutions so you can mitigate the risk. Learn more

 

CASE STUDY

Should Midwife Have Sought an OB Consult?

Following a difficult vaginal delivery, the parents of a child with cerebral palsy claimed that the certified nurse midwife failed to recognize fetal distress. Learn more

  

PODCAST

Unfair$2 Million for Harvard Patient Safety Projects

This year, CRICO awarded $2 million in grants to fund 10 Harvard researchers who aim to reduce medical errors and harm to patients. (transcript available) Learn more

  

DATA SNAPSHOT

Top Final Diagnoses in ED Cases

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Learn more about Emergency Department risks and solutions

 


August 12, 2015
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