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Professional liability and risk management : an essential guide for obstetrician/gynecologists.
imprint
Washington, DC : American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Women's Health Care Physicians, c2005.
description
ix, 189 p. : forms ; 28 cm.
ISBN
1932328157 (alk. paper), 9781932328158 (alk. paper)
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imprint
Washington, DC : American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Women's Health Care Physicians, c2005.
isbn
1932328157 (alk. paper)
9781932328158 (alk. paper)
contents note
Elements of professional liability -- Emerging legal theories -- Scientific evidence and the role of the expert witness -- Informed consent -- Risk management -- High-risk areas litigation in obstetrics and gynecology -- Patient communication -- Medical records and documentation -- Special liability issues for residents -- Professional liability insurance -- Coping with stress of a medical professional liability claim -- Government requirements affecting medical practice -- Physician reporting requirements and profiling.
general note
Developed by the staff of the Department of Professional Liability/Risk Management of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
catalogue key
9004240
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-132) and index.
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