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Clinical governance, litigation and human rights.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11547582     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Explores the relationship between doctors, lawyers and the government in the context of the explosion in clinical negligence litigation, clinical governance and the introduction of the Human Rights Act 1998. Examines these issues from a legal perspective. Concludes that successful risk management, careful monitoring and the implementation of authoritative guidelines hold the key to legal change.
V Harpwood
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Legal Cases    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of management in medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0268-9235     ISO Abbreviation:  J Manag Med     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-09-07     Completed Date:  2001-10-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8705942     Medline TA:  J Manag Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  227-41     Citation Subset:  H    
Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Academies and Institutes
Clinical Competence
Evidence-Based Medicine
Great Britain
Health Care Rationing / legislation & jurisprudence
Human Rights / legislation & jurisprudence*
Liability, Legal
Malpractice / legislation & jurisprudence*
Medical Audit / legislation & jurisprudence*
Organizational Culture
Risk Management / legislation & jurisprudence
State Medicine / legislation & jurisprudence,  standards*

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