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Table 1 Eligibility criteria for reports

From: Evaluative reports on medical malpractice policies in obstetrics: a rapid scoping review

P (population) Women who had an obstetrical procedure and experienced an adverse event and/or a medical error
Any type of claim related to obstetrical care
I (intervention) Medical liability reforms and quality improvement strategies, such as reforms, tort reforms, damage award limits, frivolous suit penalties, expert witness requirements, statutes of limitations, immunity provisions, and no-fault compensations
Patient safety initiatives were included if they were policies/models implemented at the population level (e.g., country-wide, state-wide)
C (comparator) Other policy reforms/models/frameworks
No policy or no comparator
O (outcome)a Litigation costs
Cost containment
  1. aSelected by the commissioners of this review