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Litigation in multiple pregnancy and birth.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17572238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Multiple birth rates have increased in most developed countries. The potential of a medical legal dispute increases when complications are common. Failure to perform the basic and standard care follow-up often misses the complication and the chance of a timely referral to a center experienced in the diagnosis and management of these complexities of a multiple pregnancy. In this article, several examples are discussed in which departure from the standard of care of multiple pregnancies were the basis of the allegation.
Authors:
Isaac Blickstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Legal Cases; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2007 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-18     Completed Date:  2007-09-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-27, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, 76100 Rehovot, Israel. blick@netvision.net.il
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnostic Errors / legislation & jurisprudence
Female
Humans
Malpractice / legislation & jurisprudence*
Multiple Birth Offspring / legislation & jurisprudence*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal / legislation & jurisprudence
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Reproductive Techniques, Assisted

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