The AMA gives tips to avoid malpractice (subscription required). Some choice quotes:

“‘The standard of care in medical malpractice is a failure by physicians to use ‘reasonable’ judgment, but the public expects it to be perfect.’ . . .

. . . Family doctors and internists especially, when they are unsure, should refer patients to specialists, ‘and cancer should be a first, not a last, consideration'”

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