This is a comprehensive, multi-specialty handbook of medical risk management. It focuses on medical and surgical malpractice with realistic, practical information on how to avoid litigation, what to do when sued, and what to do in the midst of litigation. The book opens with explicit guidance on preventive documentation, the disgruntled patient, dealing with requests for records, threats of litigation, and phone calls from lawyers. It continues with detailed chapters by leading experts dealing with malpractice and medicolegal issues in adult primary care, pediatrics, child sexual abuse, general surgery, psychiatry, radiology, anesthesia, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurosurgery and neurology, ophthalmology, urology, orthopedic surgery, orthopedic risk management, plastic surgery, chiropractic, and pharmacy. The book also covers risk management principles for residents, malpractice issues and concerns for medical students, malpractice risk and risk reduction strategies for advanced practice nurses and physician assistants, medicolegal aspects in pathology, malpractice and the otolaryngologist-head and neck surgeon, and malpractice in dermatology.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Weight: 743 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm
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