Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships: Mark A. Hall, Mary Anne Bobinski, David Orentlicher

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Aspen Publishers, 2005 - Law - 531 pages
This thorough text examines every aspect of the relationship between patient and provider:
the text covers the full range of issues arising in the treatment relationship, from formation through termination, plus professional licensure and regulating access to drugs
a detailed chapter on medical malpractice incorporates new material -- Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Forensic Medicine and Epidemiological Evidence, Discovery and Evidentiary Rules in Malpractice Cases, and the Supreme Court's latest decision in Aetna Health Inc v. Davilla
a glossary contains organizational terms and acronyms
Medical Liability and Treatement Relationships shares the strengths that make the authors survey text so successful:
the text integrates legal practice, public policy, and doctrinal issues and features clear notes that provide context, smooth transition between cases, and background information
a detailed Teacher's Manual created specifically for this book
the Website www.health-law.org contains background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics, and links to other resources

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Contents

Introduction I
1
B The Nature of Medical Practice
9
The Health Care Financing and Delivery System
45
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Mark A. Hall is Professor of Law and Public Health at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University.

Bobinski is John and Rebecca Moores Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center.

David Orentlicher is Samuel R. Rosen Professor at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. A scholar of constitutional law and a former state representative, David also has taught at Princeton University and the University of Chicago Law School. He earned degrees in law and medicine at Harvard and specializes as well in health care law and ethics.

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