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The Risk Management Handbook

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ISBN13: 9781842140697
ISBN: 1842140698
Published: July 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



This is a comprehensive, multi-specialty handbook of medical risk management. It focuses on medical and surgical malpractice with realistic, practical information on how to avoid litigation, what to do when sued, and what to do in the midst of litigation.;The book opens with explicit guidance on preventive documentation, the disgruntled patient, dealing with requests for records, threats of litigation, and phone calls from lawyers. It continues with detailed chapters by leading experts dealing with malpractice and medicolegal issues in adult primary care, pediatrics, child sexual abuse, general surgery, psychiatry, radiology, anesthesia, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurosurgery and neurology, ophthalmology, urology, orthopedic surgery, orthopedic risk management, plastic surgery, chiropractic, and pharmacy.;The book also covers risk management principles for residents, malpractice issues and concerns for medical students, malpractice risk and risk reduction strategies for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, medicolegal aspects in pathology, malpractice and the otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon, and malpractice in dermatology.

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Contents:
Preface List of Principal Contributors The Medical Chart: Preventive Documentation The Disgruntled Patient: Dealing with Requests for Records, Threats of Litigation, and Phone Calls from Lawyers Informed Consent and Informed Refusal Adult Primary Care Pediatrics Child Sexual Abuse General surgery Psychiatry Radiology Anesthesia Emergency Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neurosurgery Ophthalmology Urology Ort hopedic Surgery Plastic Surgery Chiropractic Pharmacy Resident Physicians Medical Students Advanced Practice Nurses Including Midwives and Anesthetists, and Physician Assistants Pathology Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Dermatology Cardiovascular Medicine Dentistry and Oral Surgery Podiatry Words from a Plaintiff's Attorney Deposition-Pretrial-Trial Living Will Successfully Suing the Plaintiff's Attorney A Patient Bill of Rights National Practitioner Data Bank Basic legal Principles Medicolegal Problems in Britain The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Blood-Borne Pathogens Glossary of Terms Index