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I spent 90 min completing this programmed instruction, answering all questions and reading all ancillary material offered. Every physician would benefit significantly by spending 1½ hr in such a manner. This home study course covers the legal importance of consent for treatment, types of consent, informed consent, discreet disclosure, negligence, standards of care, res ipsa loquitur, liability for acts of others, and the recently evolving "captain of the ship" concept. If every physician would recall the lessons well illustrated in this little manual, the prevalence of law suits instituted against physicians would be considerably lessened.
This study course is thorough
An Introduction to Physician's Liability for Battery, Negligence, and Acts of Others (A Programmed Review for Physicians).. Ann Intern Med. ;65:1350. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-65-6-1350_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;65(6):1350.
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