The opinion of Turkish cardiologists on current malpractice system and an alternative patient compensation system proposal: PCS study group

Olcay A., Emren S. V., Guler G. B., Guler E., Ertunc V., Berilgen R., ...More

TURK KARDIYOLOJI DERNEGI ARSIVI-ARCHIVES OF THE TURKISH SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, vol.45, no.7, pp.630-637, 2017 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier


Objective: Cardiologists participate in the diagnosis and interventional treatment of numerous high-risk patients. The goal of this study was to investigate how the current malpractice system in Turkey influences cardiologists' diagnostic and interventional behavior and to obtain their opinions about an alternative patient compensation system.