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Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral

Print version ISSN 0864-2125On-line version ISSN 1561-3038


MOMBLANC, Camilo L.. The Physician’s Legal Responsibility, Debatable Concepts between two Sciences. Rev Cubana Med Gen Integr [online]. 2021, vol.37, n.3, e1574.  Epub Sep 01, 2021. ISSN 0864-2125.

In spite of being demanded since long ago, legal responsibility from health professionals has experienced a boom in contemporary societies. This article reflects on medical and legal concepts that make it possible to clarify the assumptions for involving law in the field of medicine, based on the determination of legally relevant medical responsibility.

Keywords : medical error; bad practice; lex artis; medical responsibility; adverse outcome.

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