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Medical Negligence: The Cranium, Spine and Nervous System

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Edited by: John Gatfield

ISBN13: 9780632051830
ISBN: 0632051833
Published: February 2000
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



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Actions concerning medical negligence have increased dramatically over the last;decade. Those concerning the head, spine and nervous system form a significant;part of these cases and damages are usually substantial. Problems generally;arise not because of negligence on the part of neurologists or neurosurgeons,;but because non-specialist staff fail to identify the correct diagnosis.

This new;book concentrates on those areas which tend to lead to litigation, bringing;together clinical specialists with experience of expert witness work. The legal;aspect is highlighted by a leading barrister and solicitor in the field of

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Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Foreword by e Rt. Hon. The Lord Goff of Chieveley The Law; Avoiding Litigation; Assessment and Quantification of Neurological Disability; General Practice; Head Injury; The Cervical Spine: trauma and degenerative disease; The Lumbar Spine; The Thoracic Spine; Spinal Tumours and Infection; Infections of the Central Nervous System; Iatropathic Lesions of Peripheral Nerves; Paediatric Neurology; Congenital Anomalies of the Central Nervous System; Subarachnoid Haemorrhage; Intracranial Tumours; Neuroradiology; Epilepsy; Adverse Effects of Medication on the Nervous System; Psychosurgery; Table of Cases; Index