The purpose of this handbook is to provide assistance to both new and experienced medical directors as they strive to provide the highest quality of out-of-hospital emergency medical care to their communities and foster excellence within their agencies. The handbook will provide the new medical director with a fundamental orientation to the roles that define […]
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations. However, it is not a substitute for sound judgment. A dynamic SAR environment may require on-scene deviations or modifications from the procedures prescribed herein to successfully accomplish a SAR mission. The […]
* Context.–Identifying medical errors is a topic of current attention. Among the various approaches is the study of medical malpractice cases. Objective.–To identify the most common medical errors involving the practice of pathology from a medicolegal perspective by analysis of published jury verdict and settlement reports.