362 pages | 9 B/W Illus.
Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation fills an important gap in the resources for criminal investigators. Appropriate for novice medical investigators as well as seasoned investigators looking to sharpen their skills, this book unites step-by-step fundamentals with up-to-date research reviews of critical issues in the field, including sexual misconduct, patient abuse, drug use among medical practitioners, and unethical or illegal prescription practices. An essential tool for law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals, Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation will improve the quality of all types of medical investigation.
Medicine and the Investigation Thereof.
The Regulation of the Practice of Medicine.
The Investigative Process.
Witness Interviews and Subject Interviews.
The Medical Record.
Evidence and Evidence Handling.
Standard of Care Investigations.
Controlled Substance Prescribing Investigations.
Professional Sexual Misconduct Investigations.
Mental and Physical Impairment Investigations.
Investigating Healthcare Fraud.
Other Investigative Concerns.
Investigating the Unlicensed Practice of Medicine and Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
The Report of Investigation.
The Trial and Hearing Process and the Investigator as a Witness.