Interventional radiology is an invasive specialty with the potential for errors as with other invasive specialties. A critical analysis of the different types of errors may help radiologist undertake the corrective measures. Standardize interventional procedures with protocols applicable to clinical practice are necessary to avoid the malpractice and, therefore, the related medical-legal issues. In this article, we present an overview of principal differences between errors and malpractice with particular regard to the issues in interventional radiology. Specific topics discussed in this article are the approaches to preventing errors and, thus, to avoiding the malpractice in interventional radiology.
|Titolo:||Errors and malpractice in interventional radiology|
CARRAFIELLO, GIANPAOLO (Corresponding)
|Parole Chiave:||diagnostic errors; Europe; image enhancement; malpractice; radiology, interventional; practice guidelines as topic; radiology, nuclear medicine and imaging|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore MED/36 - Diagnostica per Immagini e Radioterapia|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2012|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1053/j.sult.2012.01.008|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|