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Author Madden, Bill (Lawyer)

Title Australian medical liability / Bill Madden, Janine McIlwraith
Edition First edition
Published Chatswood, N.S.W. : LexisNexis Butterworths, 2008

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Description xxvii, 338 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction to Australian medical liability -- 2. Duties regarding informed consent -- 3. Duties regarding treatment -- 4. Duties to third parties -- 5. Duties to disclose error -- 6. Vicarious liability and non-delegable duties -- 7. Breach of duty in informed consent cases -- 8. Breach of duty in treatment cases -- 9. Special protections -- 10. Causation in informed consent cases -- 11. Causation in treatment cases -- 12. Loss of chance -- 13. Contributory negligence --14. Wrongful birth claims and damages -- 15. Intentional torts
Summary Whilst there remains a substantive role for the common law, the authors have recognised the importance of the civil liability legislation and have used the legislation as a foundation and framework for their analysis of the Australian legal framework relevant to the civil liability of medical and like practioners
Analysis Medical profession
Professional liability
Legislation
Negligence
Malpractice
Consent (Law)
Cases (Law)
Interstate comparisons
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical laws and legislation -- Australia.
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Australia.
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Australia.
Liability (Law) -- Australia.
Author McIlwraith, Janine, 1972-
ISBN 9780409324754 paperback