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Call # K3601 .M43 2001
Title Medical practice and malpractice / edited by Harvey Teff
Imprint Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate/Dartmouth, c2001
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Descript. xxx, 639 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Series The International library of medicine, ethics, and law
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Physicians -- Malpractice
Medical care
Medicine -- Practice
Alt Author Teff, Harvey
OCLC # 48486461
Table of Contents
 Series Preface 
Pt. IPerceptions of Medical Practice 
 1Malpractice and the Presuppositions of Medical Practice / David T. Ozar3
 2What's so Special about Medicine? / Daniel P. Sulmasy17
 3Clinical Loyalties and the Social Purposes of Medicine / M. Gregg Bloche33
Pt. IILiability of Medical Practitioners 
 4The Doctor as Fiduciary / Andrew Grubb45
 5Secrets Revealed: The Limits of Medical Confidence / Louis Waller77
 6One Hundred Years of Harmful Error: The Historical Jurisprudence of Medical Malpractice / Theodore Silver107
 7Medicine, Accountability, and Professionalism / Jonathan Montgomery157
 8The Bolam Test and the Responsible Expert / Michael A. Jones177
 9Medical Malpractice and the Contract/Tort Boundary / P. S. Atiyah203
 10Medical Malpractice Implications of Alternative Medicine [et al.] / David M. Studdert, David M. Eisenberg, Frances H. Miller221
 11Practice Guidelines as Legal Standards Governing Physician Liability / Clark C. Havighurst227
 12Causation, Risk, and Loss of Chance in Medical Negligence / Marc Stauch261
 13Rethinking Informed Consent / Peter H. Schuck285
 14English Medical Law and "Informed Consent": An Antipodean Assessment and Alternative / P. D. G. Skegg347
 15The Powers of Compassion: Truth-Telling among American Doctors in the Care of Dying Patients / Naoko T. Miyaji379
Pt. IIIInstitutional Liability 
 16Enterprise Medical Liability and the Evolution of the American Health Care System / Kenneth S. Abraham, Paul C. Weiler397
Pt. IVSocial Foundations of Medical Malpractice Litigation 
 17Medical Malpractice in Twentieth Century United States: The Interaction of Technology, Law and Culture / Kenneth De Ville439
Pt. VMedical Injury, Litigation and Compensation 
 18An Empirical Analysis of Accidents and Accident Law: The Case of Medical Malpractice Law / Troyen A. Brennan457
Pt. VIPerceptions of Malpractice and Malpractice Litigation 
 19Physicians' Discourses on Malpractice and the Meaning of Medical Malpractice [et al.] / Timothy Marjoribanks, Mary-Jo Delvecchio Good, Ann G. Lawthers505
 20Why Do People Sue Doctors? A Study of Patients and Relatives Taking Legal Action / Charles Vincent, Magi Young, Angela Phillips521
Pt. VIIReform and Future Directions 
 21Adapting Mediation to Link Resolution of Medical Malpractice Disputes with Health Care Quality Improvement / Edward A. Dauer, Leonard J. Marcus531
 22Defining "Medical Misadventure": Lessons from New Zealand / Ken Oliphant567
 23On Call and Online: Sociohistorical, Legal, and Ethical Implications of E-mail for the Patient-Physician Relationship / Alissa R. Spielberg603
 24Telemedicine and Integrated Health Care Delivery: Compounding Malpractice Liability / Patricia C. Kuszler613
 Name Index637