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A broad but detailed survey of the legal problems and procedures likely to concern both administrators and clinicians. The discussions of liability cover those of the hospital, the physician, the nurse, and other health professionals such as pharmacists. In addition to coverage of general topics such as consent, records and reporting, insurance, employee discipline and discharge, attention is given to the specific problems of abortion, sterilization, artificial insemination, autopsy, the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and euthanasia. This text may not be detailed enough for legal practitioners concerned with these matters, but it should be adequate for the physician who needs a
Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration. Ann Intern Med. ;113:814. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-113-10-814_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(10):814.
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