Legal Aspects of Men's Genitourinary Health

J. Henning; S. Waxman

Disclosures

Int J Impot Res. 2009;21(3):165–170 

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Conclusions

The field of men's genitourinary health covers many issues. All these areas have been and will continue to be an active source of claims because of complications due to error, lack of communication and documentation.[50] The health-care system in the United States has worked increasingly to prevent and catch errors before they lead to patient injury.[51] Better communication between physicians and patients will lead to a more informed consent, improved patient expectations and lessen the chances for claims to be filed.[52] Documentation can sometimes make or break a case depending on whether it is complete, concise and contemporary. Finally, to avoid claims and provide the best patient care, one must always strive to exercise sound clinical judgment and proficient technical skills.


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