Case of a Cosmetic Surgeon Was Sentenced in Prison: The Considerable Elements during Hearing a Medical Criminal Case
It is the human nature to love the beauty. While the medical technology has been developed, the domestic market of the aesthetic medicine has been grown up. Many physicians have therefore been occupied themselves with it. However, medical legal issues and disputes occurred often because of the staggered quality of the aesthetic medicine. In the case at hand, the physician A as the plaintiff operated the patient B a liposuction surgery which belonged to a surgery of the aesthetic medicine and was questioned whether it could be differentiated from any other general medical treatment. Besides there was a doubt in the legal practice due to the different opinions of medical appraisals. A in this case didn’t fulfill the duty of observation after operating a surgery which lead B’s cardiogenic shock and his death in the end. What A had done could be a crime against business negligence leading death. At the beginning the prosecutor had ordered not to prosecuted according to the medical appraisal. But this legal issue was sent to trial after the ruling by the court. After hearing, A had received a guilty conviction affirmed, and became the minor plaintiffs in person. The considerable elements during hearing a medical criminal case would be introduced in this article.