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Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence

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  • Author(s): Michael A.Jones
  • Brand: Sweet & Maxwell
  • Edition: 4th edition 2008, 1st South Asian edition 2010
  • ISBN 13 9788190865081
  • Approx. Pages 1226 + contents
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

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Descrption
•    Provides thorough analysis of the tort of negligence as it applies to the provision of health care
•    Covers the general principles of medical negligence and covers specific areas such as
     consent to medical treatment, defective products, confidentiality and the liability of hospitals
•    Covers emerging issues related to medical negligence practice including the NHS Redress Act
•    Provides thorough coverage of defences and Limitation
•    Analyses current case law and interprets applicable legislation
•    Provides authoritative, in-depth guidance which is quoted in court more than the leading competitor
•    Offers clear, concise analysis applicable to generalist and specialist practitioners
•    Includes the latest developments of the emerging issues both within and related to
     medical negligence practice
•    Includes a glossary of medical terms and the text of Pre-action Protocol for the
     Resolution of Clinical Disputes and the text of NHS Indemnity Arrangements for
     Clinical Negligence Claims in the NHS
•    Supplemented bi-annually to ensure continued coverage of developments in the law
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Contents
1.    Medical Negligence in Context
2.    The Basis of Liability
3.    Standard of Care—General Principles
4.    Standard of Care—Specific Instances
5.    Causation and Remoteness of Damage
6.    Consent to Treatment
7.    Informed Consent
8.    Confidentiality
9.    Liability of Hospitals and Contribution
10.  Defective Products
11.  Defences and Limitation
12.  Damages
13.  Practice and Procedure
Appendix 1: NHS Indemnity
Appendix 2: Pre-Action Protocol for the Resolution of Clinical Disputes
Glossary of Medical Terms
Index
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Author Details
Michael A. Jones
B.A., LL.M., Ph.D.,
Solicitor of the Supreme Court
Professor of Common Law of the University of Liverpool
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