NHS England have a list of ‘never events’. This is a list to help providers ensure they give patients ‘safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable’. The ‘never...
This medical term glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a clinical negligence claim.
Keloid - Over-formation of tissue at a scar site.
Keratectomy - Surgical removal of part of the cornea.
Keratitis - Inflammation of the cornea.
Keratoplasty - Graft of part of the cornea.
K-nail - A fracture fixation device.
K-wire - A fracture fixation device.
Kyphoscoliosis - Spinal deformity.
Kyphosis - Normal spinal curvature.
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