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What is medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider's actions or negligence deviate from the accepted standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient. This harm can manifest in various forms, such as misdiagnoses, surgical errors, medication mistakes, or inadequate treatment. Common examples of medical malpractice include:
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Surgical errors or complications
- Medication errors
- Birth injuries
- Anesthesia errors
- Hospital-acquired infections
- Failure to obtain informed consent
- Negligent post-operative care