Obstetrics/gynecology and the law, Volume 1
This reference identifies every drug, device and obstetrical and gynecological surgical procedure that has led to a reported malpractice lawsuit in the United States. The text material is based on reported cases, statutes, regulations, court rules and rules of evidence from every state and on Supreeme Court decisions and applicable federal statutes and regulations.
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