|JCDR. 2020; 11(2): 184-188
Forensic Medical Analysis of Omissions in the Provision of Emergency Medical Care to Residents of a Large City: Experience, Trends and Prospects (Clinical and Expert Interaction of the Universities and Health Institutions)Polina Gavruchenko, Gamir Tulendinov, Valerii Porodenko, Anastasia Gorbulina, Marina Kiryanova.
Objective: Due to the continuous concern of society and the increasing attention of the investigating authorities to the errors made by medical workers it is necessary to run a comparative analysis of defects in emergency medical treatment for the 24-year period, determine the most typical causes and sources of errors, as well as obtaining data for developing practical recommendations to improve the quality of emergency medical care.
Methods: The article presents the results of a 24-year experience of clinical and expert analysis describing defects of emergency medical response to residents of Krasnodar that was carried out by the academic teaching staff of the Department of Forensic Medicine.
Results: Based on the study and comparison of medical records with the results of subsequent autopsies of deceased patients, we managed to identify and systematize the most typical flaws made by medical staff while responding to emergency medical care.
Conclusions: The most important factors that make it difficult to carry out forensic research after intensive resuscitation and surgical measures have been taken. We have also outlined ways to address the identified shortcomings and elaborate recommendations in solving this modern health problem.
Key words: Flaws in Medical Care Response, Forensic Medical Research, Clinical and Expert Analysis, Emergency Medical Care.