Can Off-Label Use of Medical Devices Lead to Baltimore Medical Malpractice?

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For example, if there is no scientific or medical evidence to support the specific unapproved use of the medical device, a patient could have grounds for a Baltimore medical malpractice lawsuit. Doctors are also required to explain the risks of the off-label use and obtain the patient’s written consent. The failure to do so could also constitute medical malpractice.

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