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Operating within the law

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A practical guide for surgeons and lawyers

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  • ISBN: 9781903378052
  • Authors:

    Bruce Campbell MS FRCP FRCS Consultant in Vascular and General Surgery, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, and Honorary Professor to the University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, Ken Callum MS FRCS Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK, Nicholas A Peacock MA (Cantab) Barrister Barrister at the Chambers of Kieran Coonan QC, 6 Pump Court, Temple, London, UK

  • Date Published: April 2001
  • Pages: 254
  • Style: Softback

Book Description

The primary aim of this book is to provide clear and concise explanations about all aspects of the medico-legal process for surgeons, other doctors and lawyers.

A wide range of topics is covered including: how the medico-legal arena is changing; the legal principles involved; how to avoid medico-legal problems; resolving complaints out of court; the surgeon as defendant; the surgeon as expert; the GMC and the Coroner.