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Articles by John A. Rossi, AB, VMD

John A. Rossi, AB, VMD

Medical error and liability: How technology can be a safeguard
April 1, 2008

As discussed previously, the emergence of a "reasonable physician" standard of care affects both human and veterinary practitioners, defining our approach to error management. Under this standard, adverse events previously defensible by deference to custom might now result in decisions of negligence if it is determined that such events were easily preventable.

Medical error and liability: A changing legal landscape
February 1, 2008

The commission of errors is an unavoidable part of human existence. While errors might be as benign as misplacing car keys, their existence in the medical arena might be disastrous, causing injury or death.


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