The role of quality assurance in preventing legal actions

  • James T. O’Neill
Part of the Developments in Nephrology book series (DINE, volume 39)


As is true of any other health care providers, dialysis caregivers are potentially subject to being sued for malpractice in connection with real or perceived injury to a patient. This chapter discusses the ways in which quality assurance can reduce the risk of lawsuit, and improve the caregiver’s chances in court in the event a lawsuit is filed.


Quality Assurance Legal Action Quality Assurance Program Medical Malpractice Dialysis Unit 
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