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Medical and Dental Negligence

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ISBN13: 9780567005212
ISBN: 0567005216
Published: December 2000
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



December 2006: Out Of Print

Advances in medical and dental practice have meant that far more is now possible in terms of the treatment of patients, with the result that there has been a marked rise in expectations. When those hopes are not fulfilled the prospect of litigation arises.

For many lawyers such litigation, because of the extent and complexity of the evidence and the procedures, can seem totally alien. It is primarily for those people that Sheriff Dickson's book is intended.The book will be invaluable to busy legal practitioners and to health-care professionals. Previously a T & T Clarke publication.""

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Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
""A growing area of litigation. Fault, loss and a breached duty of care. Essential elements of a claim. Duty of care and the importance of consent. Chances of failure. Complaints procedure. Fatal accident enquiries. Preparing a case. Contributory negligence. Res Ipsa Loquitur and public policy. Conclusion.""