Medicine, Malpractice and Misapprehensions
Analyzing the level of claims for clinical negligence in the light of the most recent trends and discovering whether there is indeed a litigation crisis in healthcare, this book is a topical and compelling exploration of healthcare and doctor-patient relationships.
Covering the topics of medicine and the media and the causes of occupational stress among doctors, this volume is a must read for all students of medical law and medical ethics.
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Data accuracy compensation and error What should we believe?
Reasons for the increase in claims Who is to blame?
The compensation culture in healthcare Myth or reality?
Perpetuating the myth Should we blame the media?