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Medical Professional Liability and the Delivery of Obstetrical Care: Volume II, An Interdisciplinary Review
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Medical Professional Liability and the Delivery of Obstetrical Care:
Volume II, An Interdisciplinary Review
(1989)
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The second volume of an overall look at the "malpractice crisis" sheds fresh light on the civil justice and insurance systems, medical liability issues, and their combined effect on health care for mothers and children. Topics include the liability implications of the rising rate of Cesarean sections, an evaluation of the American Medical Association's proposed alternative to the justice system for resolving medical liability disputes, and a review of legislative proposals under consideration.

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256 pages | 6 x 9
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ISBN: 978-0-309-03986-4
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Institute of Medicine. Medical Professional Liability and the Delivery of Obstetrical Care: Volume II, An Interdisciplinary Review. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1989.

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