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書名 Medicolegal issues in obstetrics and gynaecology / edited by Swati Jha, Emma Ferriman
出版項 Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018
國際標準書號 9783319786834 (electronic bk.)
9783319786827 (paper)
國際標準號碼 10.1007/978-3-319-78683-4 doi
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說明 1 online resource (xiii, 401 pages) : digital ; 24 cm
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附註 Section 1: General -- Section 2. Anaesthesia in Obstetrics and Gynaecology -- Section 3. Obstetrics -- Section 4. Minimal Access Gynaecology -- Section 5. General Gynaecology -- Section 6.Urogynaecology -- Section 7. Infertility, subfertility and the menopause -- Section 8. Oncology
This book highlights minimum standards relating to the management of different conditions in the practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The editors explore clinical governance issues, common causes of as well as ways to avoid litigation. The UK is experiencing a dramatic increase in medico-legal claims. The 4 main reasons for litigation are: accountability, the need for an explanation, concern with standards of care and compensation. However the decision to take legal action is determined not only by the original injury, but failure to provide information, an explanation and an apology. Insensitive handling of an injury and poor communication after the original incident increases the risk of litigation and erodes the patient-doctor relationship. Doctors almost never deliberately cause harm to patients, however increasingly claims are being defended successfully. This book is invaluable to clinicians and lawyers alike and raises awareness of how to avoid facing clinical negligence claims in our day to day practice
Host Item Springer eBooks
主題 Obstetrics -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain
Gynecology -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain
Medicine & Public Health
Public Health
Medical Law
Alt Author Jha, Swati, editor
Ferriman, Emma, editor
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