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Among the plethora of recently published books on law and medicine this volume is outstanding in its general clinical orientation and its excellent section on malpractice. Introducing each chapter, a well-selected clinical case effectively illustrates medical and legal thinking about medical matters and the two professions' often necessarily divergent views. The primary aim is to explain to physicians how and why the law operates as it does.
The authors do not attempt comprehensive coverage of the medico-legal field. Readers will not find delineation of medical societies, business procedures, licensure, experimental drugs, autopsy, sterilization, artificial insemination, organ transplant, commitment, or any
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The Law and Clinical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1970;73:871. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-5-871_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(5):871.
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