Assessment of cases with medical malpractice claims which's autopsies were performed in Council of Forensic Medicine Izmir Group Chairmanship between 2010-2014


Gurbeden B., ÖZKARA E.

ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE, vol.26, no.2, pp.112-119, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.4323/rjlm.2018.112
  • Journal Name: ROMANIAN JOURNAL OF LEGAL MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.112-119
  • Keywords: forensic medicine, medical malpractice, autopsy, standardization, forensic case, POSTMORTEM DIAGNOSES, PRACTICE GUIDELINES, PATHOLOGY, DISCREPANCIES, SURGERY, ERRORS, DEATH, BARI
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background. In our study, taking attention to the importance of forensic medicine education of physicians is aimed by assessment of characteristics of cases involving malpractice claims which's autopsies were performed, examining the quality of performed autopsies, also examining the cases which's death certificates were edited by physicians without not making any notification to the authorities although these cases were got a judicial nature.