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What Is A “Never Event” Mean in Medical Malpractice ?

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There are certain types of “errors” that no doctor should ever make. These errors are labelled as “never event”, and should never occur. But in reality, they do happen from time to time. Here is everything you need to know about the “never events”. If you believe that you were a victim of medical malpractice, Contact Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Philadelphia at The Weitz Firm, LLC help in obtaining compensation for your injuries. Experienced attorneys will represent your best interests and see that you receive the highest compensation possible. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: What Is A “Never Event” Mean in Medical Malpractice ?


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What Is A Never Event mean in Medical
Malpractice ?
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Most Medical Mistakes Are Related to
Wrong diagnosis
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The wrong type of treatment
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Wrong decisions
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Issuing the wrong type of medication
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Not providing the patient with the right care
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However, there are certain types of errors that
no doctor should ever make. These errors are
labeled as never event, and should never occur.
But in reality, they do happen from time to time.
Here is everything you need to know about the
never events.
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Different Types of Never Events
Surgical mistakes These errors can occur during
surgery and could cause fatality. These types of
errors include performing surgery on the wrong
body part, on the wrong patient and even leaving
an item inside a patients body (medical
instrument, surgical sponge, medical device)
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  • There are several types of mistakes that should
    never occur.

  • Product / Device mistakes using a contaminated
    device or drug on a patient could result in the
    death of the patient.
  • Radiological Events.
  • Environmental events.
  • Miscare of the patient if the patient who is
    unable to take care of himself is discharged or
    put under an unauthorized persons care, it is
    considered a never event.

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Every person who has ever been a victim of
medical malpractice has the right to seek
compensation for the injuries. If you believe
that you were a victim of medical malpractice,
Contact Medical Malpractice Attorneys in
Philadelphia at The Weitz Firm, LLC help in
obtaining compensation for your injuries.
Experienced attorneys will represent your best
interests and see that you receive the highest
compensation possible.
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The Weitz Firm, LLC
Address 1528 Walnut Street 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102 phone
267-587-6240 Website https//www.theweitzfirm.
com/contact.shtml
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