The Surgical Litigation Crisis: Medical Practice and Legal Reform

The Surgical Litigation Crisis: Medical Practice and Legal Reform

By: Joseph Wayne Smith (author), Guy Maddern (author)Hardback

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Foreword by Hon. Geoffrey Davies AO; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 The Nature of the Surgical Litigation Crisis Introduction: Statement of the Argument Is There a Surgical Litigation Crisis? Causes and Controversies; Chapter 2 The Importance of Risk Management and Improved Surgeon-Patient Relationships Medical Error Elimination and Risk Management Strategies When Errors Occur; Chapter 3 Taming Torts: Legal Reform and the No-Fault System The Limits of Torts Medical Error and the No-Fault System; Chapter 4 Other Legal Reforms: Beyond the Adversarial System Junk Science, "Hired-Gun" Experts, Evidence-Based Medicine and Evidence-Based Law A More Rational Health Court System? Beyond the Adversarial System; Chapter 5 Conclusion: "Muddling Through": The Limits of Law; Afterword by Dr Paul Babie; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773414075
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780773414075
  • ISBN10: 077341407X

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