Defense Medical Experience and Causes: Defense medical experience and causes: A cross-sectional descriptive study from the perspective of specialists

Maleki, Fatemeh and Esmaealpour, Nafiseh and Habibzadeh, Sayed Reza and Foroughian, Mahdi and Raeyat Dost, Esmaeal and Kalani, Navid (2019) Defense Medical Experience and Causes: Defense medical experience and causes: A cross-sectional descriptive study from the perspective of specialists. medical journal of mashhad university of medical sciences, 62 (4). pp. 1616-1626.

[img] Text
MJMS_Volume 62_Issue 4_Pages 1616-1626.pdf

Download (1MB)
Official URL: http://mjms.mums.ac.ir/article_14257.html

Abstract

AbstractIntroduction: Defensive medicine is any medical or medical examination that is primarily performed to protect the physician against negligent allegations or complaints referred to as medical errors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the experience and causes of defensive medicine from the viewpoint of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences.Method: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed among 25 clinical specialists of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences in 1977. Data collection tool is a questionnaire. Questionnaire data were collected in SPSS software version 21 and analyzed by descriptive statistics and descriptive statistics, Friedman test with a significance level of 0.05.Results: The specialists in this study had a defensive medical score of 42.20 میانگین 6.87. According to the results, the rate of defensive medicine in women was higher than that of men, in married physicians than single physicians, in physicians with no liability insurance, but none of these differences were statistically significant (p> 0.05).Conclusion: The results show that defensive medicine is relatively high among physicians of Jahrom University of Medical Sciences. The most important cause of this phenomenon is lack of risk taking and low self-confidence of physicians. In this regard, it is recommended that physicians be educated on how to tackle this phenomenon and guide it to its positive dimensions, while reducing it by very simple measures.Keywords: defensive medicine, medical professionals, experience.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Defensive medicine,medical professionals,experience
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Medical J Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Depositing User: mjmums mjmums
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2019 13:17
Last Modified: 24 Dec 2019 13:17
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/12448

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item