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Nigerian Journal of Family Practice

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Litigations in Medical Practice

Komolafe A O, Titiloye N A

Abstract


Litigations arising as a result of the routine practice of medicine and healthcare delivery are fairly common problems in developed nations of the world. Health personnel are human beings who are not completely infallible to acts of omission and commission with serious legal consequences. There is therefore no health institution immune to the problem of health related legal tussles. This article seeks to clarify main highlights about litigations and means of avoiding them.




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