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medical incident

In legal medicine, any action or failure to act that adversely affects a patient.
See also: incident
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Mr Whitmore said: "He effectively took up that role and also, to an extent, a medical incident officer's role.
Policy limits up to $1 million for each medical incident and $3 million annual aggregate; higher limits may be available
The disaster doctor - known as a medical incident officer - was sent to Worcestershire Royal Hospital because of "unacceptable" delays at the overwhelmed A&E.
CORVALLIS - Oregon State men's basketball freshman Chai Baker, who suffered an apparent cardiac-related medical incident at the OSU Basketball Center on Tuesday morning, continues to make progress, according to doctors at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
There was no report of medical incident and the General Declaration report of the flight," he said.
The trial court interpreted the SIR endorsement as requiring the plaintiff to provide coverage to Lexington Healthcare for each medical incident only to the extent that damages for that incident exceeded $250,000, the amount of the self-insured retention.
Neglecting these there were only 4 injuries (all UIAA grade 2b) and one medical incident (grade 2b).
To mitigate these u-Healthcare issues, a "Multilateral Joint Analysis" model, in which experts in various fields participate in the improvement [10][11] of medical incident investigation within the existing stand-alone approach, has been recommended.
Her representative said that there was a medical incident related to Fisher's bipolar disorder and she went to the hospital briefly to adjust her medication and is feeling much better now.
The operations manager at Pennsy Supply's Tarburton Pit was in his car 75 minutes away from the Tarburton Pit when he got a call from a plant employee, who told him about a medical incident involving a customer truck driver.
Furthermore, our actions to improve employees' safety positively impacted the Medical Incident Rate, which marked a 24% reduction.
Zogheib's case is the first serious medical incident that has been brought before the judiciary.

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