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Author Hogan, Neal C.

Title Unhealed wounds : medical malpractice in the twentieth century / Neal C. Hogan
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003


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 MELB  KN 33.33 G1 Hog/Uwm  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Series Law and society
Law and society (New York, N.Y.)
Contents The Significance of Malpractice -- Ch. 1. Jumpstarting the Twentieth Century. Struggling to Define Error. Pike v. Honsinger. The Trial. Implications of the Case. Physicians Respond to Malpractice -- Ch. 2. Building a Defense. Growing Awareness of Suits. Medical Societies offer Medical Defense. Private Malpractice Insurance. The X-Ray. Physician Advice Literature. Expert Witnesses. Expanding Hospital Liability. Hospital Bureaucracy -- Ch. 3. Expanding Physician Liability. Physician's Response -- Ch. 4. Recognition of Conditions. Legal developments
Summary "Neal C. Hogan is Executive Director, The Advisory Board Company, Washington DC, a for-profit think tank."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Physicians -- Malpractice -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2002010691
ISBN 1931202427 alkaline paper