Medical malpractice

Under medical error understand sincere misunderstanding of the doctor in his judgments and actions in performing its professional duties, if there are no elements of negligence, arrogance, medical ignorance.
In the basis of medical errors can be objective reasons and conditions - the lack of perfection of methods of diagnostics and treatment, objective difficulties of diagnosis (nevarajennoe leading disease symptoms, the short duration of a hospital stay, and others) and subjective - the lack of experience of the doctor.
Medical errors can be divided into groups: 1) diagnostic; 2) an error in the choice of method and the implementation of treatment; 3) errors in medical aid organization; 4) errors in the conduct of medical documentation.
Diagnostic errors occur most frequently. In some cases, the original data is not sufficient for diagnosis (no history, unclear, atypical or poor symptoms, lack of time for a detailed examination of the patient, his unconscious state or condition of alcoholic intoxication, and others). In other cases, on the contrary, the information on the patient is very extensive, which makes it impossible in the short term to take away the main information necessary for an accurate diagnosis. It is clear that in these conditions more often mistaken young doctor who do not have enough experience. Diagnostic errors may be due to insufficient examination of the patient or revaluation data laboratory, radiology, and other studies, conclusions consultants.
Errors in treatment are less common diagnostic and generated mainly by them. Ways to prevent medical errors in their analysis and the identification of the reasons in each case at conferences doctors, pathologists and forensic doctors, in the continuous improvement of professional knowledge of a doctor, in the mastery of his latest achievements in medical science and in strict observance of the principles of medical deontology.