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Delaware law defines medical negligence as any tort or breach of contract based on health care or professional services rendered, or which should have been rendered, by a health care provider to a patient. Some examples of medical malpractice include incorrect diagnosis or failure to diagnose, failure to treat, improper treatment, delay in treatment, prescription errors, surgical errors, failure to properly monitor a patient, failure to order necessary tests, birth injuries, rendition of services without informed consent, etc.
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