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Malpractice MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Malpractice
Tree Number(s)
I01.880.604.583.524
N03.706.535.606
Unique ID
D008318
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008318
Annotation
not restricted to med malpractice; coord IM with specialty (IM)
Scope Note
Failure of a professional person, a physician or lawyer, to render proper services through reprehensible ignorance or negligence or through criminal intent, especially when injury or loss follows. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Entry Term(s)
Negligence
Negligence, Professional
See Also
Insurance, Liability
Professional Misconduct
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2001/07/25
Malpractice Preferred
Negligence, Professional Related
Negligence Related
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