2013

Malpractice and Medical Liability

European State of the Art and Guidelines

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-642-35830-2 (Print) 978-3-642-35831-9 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv

  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Present and Future Perspectives for Medical Malpractice, Responsibility, and Liability

  3. Historical Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 13-49

      Historical Overview of Medical Liability

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 51-66

      Praxis et Mala-Praxis Medica

  4. Legislative and Juridical Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Pages 69-92

      European Legislative and Juridical Overview

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 93-107

      Causal Value and Causal Link

  5. Major European Countries and/or Areas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 111-127

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in German-Speaking Countries: Austria, Germany, and Switzerland

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 129-143

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in the United Kingdom

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 145-160

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in France

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 161-188

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in Spain

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 189-207

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in Portugal

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 209-226

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in Italy

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      Pages 227-243

      Medical Responsibility and Liability in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

  6. Consensus Document: European Guidelines

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 247-275

      Medico-Legal Methods of Ascertainment and Criteria of Evaluation in Medical Responsibility and Liability

  7. Final Statements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 277-277

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 279-285

      Requirements and Final Recommendations

  8. Iconography

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 287-287

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 289-349

      Historical Iconography from the “Vincenzo Pinali” Antique Medical Library

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 351-368