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Advanced Tort Law in Surgical Profession: Analysis of 50 Cases

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ISBN-10: 1492874604

ISBN-13: 9781492874607

Edition: N/A

Authors: Naira Matevosyan

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Unconscious null-para arrives in emergency room with the uterine rupture in progress. The obstetrician performs cesarean section followed by hysterectomy. Understandably, the surgery causes a permanent impairment. Result? No battery. Why? The hospital and physicians can prove an affirmative defense of consent. In a prima facie case, for a patient incapable of giving or withholding consent, the consent is implied by law. So too, there was no intent to harm the patient.What about negligence? There is a room for a negligence claim in this case, because the hospital and physicians had the duty to perform a procedure with careful considerations of the per quod determinants, burden/benefit ratio,…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.69" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

A medical doctor, doctor of science, author of over 40 articles and books ranging between maternal-child health, perinatology, cancer, epidemiology, and books for children.