Malpractice is negligence within a professional activity
Tort is a civil wrong committed by:
action or omission
intentional or negligent
Professional Negligence Most actions for negligence are for: - omission (what should have been done and was not) - negligence (no reason not to have done what was omitted) Perception- most malpractice is for something done wrong
Some components of balanced general anesthesia adversely affect sympathetic activity, vasomotor tone, myocardial function, especially in patients on antihypertensives. Stage is set for potential hypotension, myocardial depression, and circulatory collapse.
Some forms of regional anesthesia, spinal and epidural, may cause cardiovascular collapse from total spinal or cardiotoxicity.