Therapeutic conduct in any medical situation represents or ought to represent the result of a process of patient’s informing, assimilating and getting informed consent on the approach proposed by the medical staff. Medical responsibility is a concept that includes, according to a primary definition, both the doctor and the patient. In fact, the binome is a more realistic representation, in most cases – by replacing the physician with the medical team. Medical services are provided by both the physician and healthcare staff directly involved in the treatment, such as nurses, staff in the lab that processes the samples taken, medical staff for functional exploration, etc. Thus, if malpractice occurs, such a large circle makes it difficult to accurately determine the liability of a particular person or medical team. This work is centered on the forensic aspects related to the difficulty of determining the severity of the lesion, the actual, immediate or late damage caused to the injured person and medical responsibility. The expertise was developed after corroborating all medical data with the forensic criteria in use, to ensure that the appreciation is as accurate as possibleKeywords:
- medical error.
- venous thrombosis