Key Features

  • The legal issues in radiological practice and medical defence
  • The radiologist as a witness
  • How to write a legal opinion
  • How to write reports with possible litigation in mind
  • Detailed discussions of cases relating to each body system

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Lawmakers and Legal Processes

2. Radiologists and the Law

3. Interpretation of Diagnostic Images

4. Writing Reports

5. Breast Cancer

6. The Lungs

7. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

8. Bones Joints and Soft Tissues

9. Back Pain

10. The Neck

11. Brain and Spinal Cord

12. The Abdomen

13. The Circulation

14. Forensic Radiology

Appendices

A. Medical Boards of Australia and New Zealand

B. Medical Defence Organisations

Index

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
Print ISBN:
9780729538312

About the author

William Hare

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Melbourne, Honorary Member, Radiological Society of North America