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Hospital Liability

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Edition: 1985 w/updates*
Author(s): Smith
ISBN:

9781588520357

SKU: ATTY71052

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*New All-Inclusive Annual Service Pricing—This title now includes free online access for 1 year to a digital version in addition to the print version. Pricing includes an entire year of Updates. See below for more details.

Whether you represent hospitals, physicians or their patients, this acclaimed text, Hospital Liability analyzes the impact of the latest statutes, regulations, cases and trends. Hospital Liability explores issues such as: HMO liability for medical malpractice; nonmedical liability; liability for negligent ambulance service; state rulings on recovery for the wrongful death of a fetus; informed consent and damages for both disclosed and undisclosed complications; standards for alternative methods of blood conservation and use; punitive damages; reporting and evidence preservation requirements in child abuse and sexual assault cases; pregnancy-related actions; blood services, anesthesia, radiology, surgery, autopsy, and donation liability; hospital liability for the acts of a private physician; the degree to which the hospital owes an independent duty of care to the patient; hospital antitrust liability; the “right to die,” including a discussion of decision-making tools such as “living wills” and durable powers of attorney; liability insurance; and tort reform.

Hospital Liability analyzes theories of liability for the abuse and neglect of nursing home residents. This timely book also includes: coverage of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA); a report by the Institute of Medicine on improving the safety of medical treatment; expansion of HMO liability; employment issues for hospitals, including discrimination against disabled persons and sex discrimination; expert testimony on the general practitioner standard of health care; the effect of “AIDS Phobia” on patients and physicians; and the duty of the medical provider to disclose an economic or personal interest in a recommended procedure.

*Looseleaf print subscribers receive supplements. The online edition is updated automatically. After 1 year, the online subscription is only available upon renewal. You will be contacted either via phone or e-mail to set up log-in information to access the digital version.

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Format Binder/Digital Version
Author Smith
ISBN 9781588520357
Edition 1985 w/updates*
Publisher American Lawyer Media