Clinical Negligence in General Practice: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Clinical Negligence in General Practice

1st Edition

By Michael Drury

CRC Press

308 pages

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Paperback: 9781857753677
pub: 2000-06-30
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This, the second edition of a text which aims to assist in the identification of skin lesions, contains extra text, algorithms and colour illustrations. Topics overed include erythematous and non-erythematous rashes and lesions on the face, trunk and limbs.

Table of Contents

Cause and effect. Complaints and the National Health Service. The role of the General Medical Council. The law of negligence. The process of the law. The law of limitation. Risk management in general practice. Defending allegations of negligence – the role of the Medical Defence Organisations. When it all goes wrong. The duties and responsibilities of medical experts. Fatal accident inquiries in Scotland.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General