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Title: Patient Safety in Dental Practice: Lessons to Learn About the Risks and Limits of Professional Liability
Authors: Corte-Real, Ana 
Caetano, Catarina 
Alves, Sónia 
Pereira, André Dias 
Rocha, Salomão 
Vieira, Duarte Nuno 
Keywords: Forensic dentistry; Health system; Patient safety; Professional liability
Issue Date: Oct-2021
Serial title, monograph or event: International Dental Journal
Volume: 71
Issue: 5
Abstract: Health professionals should work with the notion of risk involved in the health care process. Dental practice risk is of particular interest because it encompasses both aesthetic and functional components. Focusing on guidelines suggested by the World Health Organization and objectives on patient safety, this study has 2 objectives: to present Portuguese medicolegal data on corporal damage evaluation related to iatrogenic sequelae during dental practice and to present updated evidence on patient safety.
ISSN: 00206539
DOI: 10.1016/j.identj.2020.12.014
Rights: openAccess
Appears in Collections:FMUC Medicina - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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