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Nurses, Negligence, and Malpractice: An analysis based on more than 250 cases against nurses.

Croke, Eileen M. EdD, ANP, LNC-C

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: September 2003 - Volume 103 - Issue 9 - p 54-63
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An analysis of malpractice cases decided against nurses between 1995 and 2001 identifies what prompted the charges of negligence that led to the lawsuits, as well as the areas of nursing practice most frequently involved in the complaints.

Eileen M. Croke is assistant professor of nursing at California State University, Long Beach.

Contact author: ecroke1@cs.com.

© 2003 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.