They also noted that tort reform has been successful in its goals of reducing the number of lawsuits filed and reducing the number of lawsuits that are successful. All this means that there are a very large number of pediatricians committing medical malpractice and that, even despite the changes in the laws, there are a large number of people collecting awards for the doctor's negligence.
Commonly Misdiagnosed Childhood IllnessesThe authors state that pediatricians as a group spend among the highest amount defending malpractice lawsuits out of any specialty of doctors. The article then goes on to describe the following childhood illnesses, which are commonly misdiagnosed:
- Nonteratogenic anomalies and congenital anomalies of the genital organs
- Brain-damaged infants
- Medication errors
The article concludes by recommending several easy-to-implement general risk management techniques to decrease the possibility of malpractice. I encourage everyone to familiarize themselves with the diseases that commonly give rise to medical malpractice lawsuits. I also encourage parents to watch for these risk-management techniques and only see doctors who implement them.
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