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Clinical Negligence, 5th Edition.


Clinical Negligence, 5th Edition

Edited by Michael J. Powers, Anthony Barton, and Barry Jackson



1467 pages



Bloomsbury Professional


This volume addresses aspects of the law regarding clinical negligence in the UK. Attorneys and medical specialists from the UK offer 40 chapters covering medical defense organizations and the National Health Service (NHS) Litigation Authority; human rights; compensation schemes; funding clinical negligence claims; the coroner's inquest; preparation of medical evidence; the medical report and duties of the expert witness; the conduct of proceedings; consent; limitation of actions; product liability for medicinal products; damages awards; causation; epidemiology and statistics in litigation; and background on diseases in various specialties. Along with new contributors, this edition reflects changes in practice and the economics of litigation. It has a new chapter on NHS complaints procedures reflecting the new oDuty of Candoro (oRobbie's Lawo) since the Mid-Staffordshire Inquiry. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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