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Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Posted by Ken Teufel M.D. on Mar 13, 2014 4:52:40 PM

"If I don't do this test and something goes wrong, how do I defend myself?" We've all done it: ordered certain tests or procedures, many quite expensive, "just in case." The fear and threat of a malpractice claim is probably the main driver of "unnecessary" testing, oftentimes to simply document what we already know and oftentimes to the detriment of the patient.

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Topics: Dr. Ken's Corner, locum tennes, suggestions for physicians

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