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Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management, author.
Title Medicolegal issues in pediatrics / author, Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management, American Academy of Pediatrics ; editors, Steven M. Donn, Gary N. McAbee.
Imprint Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012.
Edition 7th edition.

Corp Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management, author.
Subject Pediatricians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Pediatricians -- Malpractice -- United States.
Pediatrics -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Insurance, Liability -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Liability, Legal.
Malpractice -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Alt Name Donn, Steven M.,
McAbee, Gary N.,
Alternate Title Medical liability for pediatricians.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 283 pages) : illustrations
polychrome. rdacc
Edition 7th edition.
Note Print version record.
Revised edition of: Medical liability for pediatricians / author, Committee on Medical Liability, American Academy of Pediatrics. 6th ed. c2004.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Overview of medical liability -- Anatomy of a medical malpractice lawsuit and the defendant pediatrician -- Professional liability insurance -- Risk management -- Telephone and on-call care -- Legal issues relating to e-mail, web sites, and telemedicine -- Liability for vaccine administration -- Newborn care -- Adolescent health care -- Pediatric emergency medicine -- Documenting pediatric care -- Medical liability experences of pediatricians -- Coping with malpractice litigation stress -- Testifying as a expert witness -- Resolving malpractice disputes without litigation: alternative dispute resolution -- Pediatric patient safety -- Medical licensure, specialty boards, and practitioner data banks -- Career transitions: residency through retirement -- Volunteer activities -- Medical liability and child abuse -- Health care fraud, waste, and abuse.
Summary Medicolegal Issues in Pediatrics, offers a wide range of medicolegal topics that affect the practice of pediatrics from residency through retirement. It provides pediatricians with detailed information on common pediatric malpractice claims and specific risk management strategies to reduce the threat of being sued and make it easier to defend a claim.
ISBN 9781461948001 (electronic bk.)
1461948002 (electronic bk.)
9781581107012 (electronic bk.)
1581107013 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 823388375
Additional Format Print version: Medicolegal issues in pediatrics. 7th edition. Elk Grove Village, IL : American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012 9781581105841 (DLC) 2011900506 (OCoLC)767564661

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