Churchill's Medicolegal Pocketbook

1st Edition

Editors:

  • F. Lewington
  • V. Machin
  • Peter Dean
    • Print ISBN 9780443071331

    Key Features

    • Pocketbook series style makes information highly accessible.
    • Deals with the law of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
    • Practical advice will help minimise legal risk.
    • Covers risk management, which is central to Government health policies.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction. Consent. Confidentiality and release of information. The United Kingdom legal system. The Coroner and Procurator Fiscal. Appearing in court. Dealing with the police. Forensic samples. Writing a police statement. Writing a medical report. The Mental Health Act. The Road Traffic Act. Dealing with violent patients. Dealing with drug abusers. Non-accidental injury and child abuse. Complaints handling. Disciplinary procedures. The General Medical Council. Medical negligence. Risk management.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    264
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2003
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443071331