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30/04/2015

Clinical negligence claims – What to expect

Clinical negligence claims – What to expect

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A clinical negligence claim is a demand for financial compensation for alleged harm caused by substandard clinical care. Common reasons for claims include failure or delay in diagnosis, or incorrect treatment. In fact, many claims arise out of poor communication.

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Case report 01/01/2010

A 20-year-old mistake

A 20-year-old mistake

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Ms V attended her GP, Dr U, at age 15 complaining of unexplained pain in the area of her right hip, groin and knee. She was a keen netballer, but did not recall any episodes of trauma that had precipitated the symptoms. Dr U performed a cursory examination and deemed the patient to be systemically well, with no evidence of hernias, and no abnormality of gait.

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08/01/2018

New Doctor September 2017

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New Doctor September 2017

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Welcome to the September 2017 digital edition of New Doctor. Here we address a variety of medicolegal topics to help you develop your skills as a doctor.

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