Discuss how physician malpractice suits can be decreased. How can a doctor be sued for malpractice? What current practices do doctors perform in order to avoid law suits? What are the impacts of these practices? How can one check for any malpractice suit against a doctor?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 4:17 am ad1c9bdddf
One of the primary ways by which physician malpractice suits can be decreased, is by reducing the scope of the injuries that can be attributed to the physician's actions and or failure to act in a given circumstance. This essentially means that not all of the detrimental results of a physician's actions are foreseeable, and that a physician may have followed all of the guidelines for a successful procedure, and detrimental results still occur, and in these instances physicians ...
Survey of doctors involved in malpractice suits in last 3 years
An insurance company wants to know the proportion of medical doctors in New York involved in at least one malpractice suit in the last three years. They survey a random sample of 200 medical doctors in New York.
a. What is the population?
b. What is the sample?
c. Could the insurance company generalize and say that this sample is representative of all medical doctors in rural areas of the country? Why or why not? Explain your answer.