ERIC Number: EJ437878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Forty Years of Litigation Involving Residents and Their Training: II. Malpractice Issues.
Helms, Lelia B.; Helms, Charles M.
Academic Medicine, v66 n12 p718-25 Dec 1991
A review of 136 malpractice cases involving residents and resident programs 1950-83 found a substantial increase in cases after 1975. Most concerned vicarious liability, applicable standard of care, and resident supervision. Residents were on the side of the prevailing party in 44 percent of cases. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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