Despite increased awareness of sepsis, the potentially deadly medical condition is still little-understood by the general public and difficult for physicians to diagnose. As a result, sepsis cases frequently lead to medical malpractice litigation.
To help hospitals and healthcare clinicians reduce their risk of sepsis-related malpractice lawsuits, Kevin Klauer, D.O., recently authored a white paper on the topic. As Chief Medical Officer of TeamHealth Emergency Medicine, Chief Risk Officer for TeamHealth, and Executive Director of TeamHealth Patient Safety Organization, Dr. Klauer provides valuable, first-hand insight into this complicated issue.
Click here to download the white paper: “Sepsis Risk Management.”