Risk management in surgery

Messano, G.A. and Spaziani, Erasmo and Turchetta, F. and Ceci, F. and Coreli, Sergio and Casciaro, G. and Martellucci, Alessandra and Costantino, A. and Napoleoni, A. and Cipriani, B. and Nicodemi, S. and Di Grazia, C. and Mosillo, R. and Avallone, M. and Orsini, S. and Tudisco, A. and Aiuti, F. and Stagnitti, Franco (2013) Risk management in surgery. Il giornale di chirurgia, 34 (7/8). pp. 231-237. ISSN 1971-145X

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Malpractice is the responsible for the greatest number of legal claims. At the present time, legal actions against physicians in Italy are 15,000 per year, and a stunning increase about costs to refund patients injured by therapeutic and diagnostic errors is expected. The method for the medical prevention is “Risk Management”, that is the setting-up of organizational instruments, methods and actions that enable the measurement or estimation of medical risk; it allows to develop strategies to govern and reduce medical error. In the present work, the reconstruction about the history of risk management in Italy was carried out. After then the latest initiatives undertaken by Italy about the issue of risk management were examined.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Liver abscesses, Percutaneous drainage, Laparoscopic drainage, Antibiotic therapy
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 617 Rami vari della medicina; Chirurgia
Depositing User: Nadia Del Gobbo
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 08:26
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 08:26
URI: http://eprints.bice.rm.cnr.it/id/eprint/8569

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