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This is a pocket edition containing an excellent introduction for a physician to personal injury litigation. In its nine chapters, it provides worthwhile information concerning the doctor's importance in such litigation, the essential elements and the proper preparation of medical reports, basic information about the operation of the courts and the physician's conduct in trial. There is a thorough explanation of the significance of opinion evidence and the use of hypothetical questions. Good advice is given concerning the manner of a physician's testimony, the preparation necessary therefor and the physician's conduct while under cross-examination. The section on common errors in
The Doctor in Personal Injury Cases.. Ann Intern Med. ;46:1012. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-5-1012_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(5):1012.
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