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Radiology and the Law: Malpractice and Other Issues

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ISBN13: 9780387403090
ISBN: 0387403094
Published: June 2005
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £73.00



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Practically every radiologist would benefit from an all-encompassing guide to malpractice issues in radiology.;Dr. Ronald Eisenberg, a highly respected author in the field, has put together a comprehensive reference to provide radiologists with an introduction to malpractice issues and a basic understanding of their relationships with government regulatory agencies and HMOs.;This softcover book will detail the mechanics of a lawsuit, how radiologists can become the object of a malpractice action, and what they can do to minimize potential exposure.

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Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Malpractice Litigation:Malpractice;Vicarious liability;Standards and practice guidelines;Anatomy of a malpractice suit;Expert witnesses;Countersuit;Alternative dispute resolution;Criminal prosecution;Professional liability insurance;Special residency issues;Reactions of physicians sued for malpractice;Role of radiologist-defendent at trial;Risk management. Missed diagnosis:Missed diagnosis;Reading too many examinations. Communication and records:Radiology reports;Communication of radiologic findings;Release/storage of images;Medical records;Confidentiality. Radiology practice and specific procedures:Consent;DNR;Barium enema;Breast imaging;Interventional;Ionic vs non-ionic contrast;Sedation and anesthesia;Medical devices;Pregnant patient;CT screening. Electronic imaging:Teleradiology;E-mail;PACS. Governmental/regulatory:Credentialing and peer review;Infected/substance abuse-impaired;Fraud and abuse;Professional courtesy;Sexual harassment;ERISA.