Book 2008

Avoiding Medical Malpractice

A Physician's Guide to the Law

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ISBN: 978-0-387-73063-9 (Print) 978-0-387-73064-6 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 5-8

    Basic Law 101: The Journey Begins

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    Chapter

    Pages 9-10

    Shades of Gray

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    Chapter

    Pages 11-16

    The Triangle: Law–Medicine–Politics

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    Chapter

    Pages 17-34

    Definition of Malpractice: Negligence

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    Chapter

    Pages 35-41

    Eliminating Disruptive Physician Behavior

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    Pages 43-45

    Pain Management: The New Legal Trojan Horse

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    Chapter

    Pages 47-54

    Medical Informatics

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    Chapter

    Pages 55-60

    How to Say “I'm Sorry” Without Admitting Guilt

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    Chapter

    Pages 61-65

    You Have Been Served— Now What?

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    Chapter

    Pages 67-72

    Basic Steps in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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    Chapter

    Pages 73-77

    The Pocket Guide

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    Chapter

    Pages 79-81

    The Litigation Stress Syndrome

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    Chapter

    Pages 83-88

    Perspective: When the Physician Becomes a Patient

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    Chapter

    Pages 89-89

    Summary

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 91-106