Chapter 3. The Implications of a Poor Surgical Outcome

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor2,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist3 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief4,5
  1. Robert Wheeler FRCS, MS, FRCPCH, LLB (Hons), LLM Consultant Paediatric Neonatal Surgeon Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medical Law

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch3

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Wheeler, R. (2009) The Implications of a Poor Surgical Outcome, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 3

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 4

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. Wessex Regional Centre for Paediatric Surgery, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • implications of a poor surgical outcome;
  • national patient safety authority (NPSA);
  • general medical council (GMC);
  • council for healthcare regulatory excellence;
  • the media response;
  • strategic health authority (SHA)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Disclosure of poor outcome

  • From the perspective of the patient

  • From the perspective of the surgeon

  • From the perspective of the hospital

  • Conclusion

  • References