Dr Michael Powers KC, leader of the Medical Law Group at Clerksroom, UK Dr Anthony Barton, solicitor (former barrister) and a registered medical practitioner, UK.
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"I would highly recommend this book...It is high quality, clear and comprehensive and will no doubt prove an invaluable source of reference. Five stars on all counts." Tim Kevan, co-editor, PIBULJ.COM This book remains the only text of its kind to cover both the medical and legal aspects of medical negligence. Written by a team of more than 60 experts, it continues to provide the most comprehensive and authoritative guidance on all aspects of clinical negligence claims, from bringing an action for damages to presenting expert evidence in court. It also includes detailed consideration of funding and cost implications. Those needing clear guidance to make the best possible preparations for an action will find all they need here. The new 6th edition has been fully revised and restructured, including new chapters on the future of clinical negligence litigation, cardiology, gynaecology, obstetrics, haematology , and also includes coverage and analysis of recent key cases such as: - Williams v Bermuda Hospitals  UKPC 4 (causation) - R (on the application of Maughan) v HM Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire  UKSC 46 (suicide in inquests) - Darnley v Croydon Health Authority  UKSC 50 (duty of care owed by receptionist) - ABC v St George's Hosp  EWHC 455 (Huntington's chorea confidentiality) - Swift v Carpenter  EWCA Civ 1295 (future accommodation costs) - Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX  UKSC 14 (damages for surrogacy) - Khan v Meadows  UKSC 21 (scope of duty of care) - Nguyen v HM Assistant Coroner for Inner West London  EWHC 3354 (sufficiency of inquiry) Easy-to-access structure The new edition maintains its easy-to-access, two-part structure. The first part, set out in 16 chapters, deals with legal aspects of medical malpractice, including complaints procedures, poor performance and medical professional governance, preparation of medical evidence, settlements and trial. There are also chapters on product liability, and coronial law. The final 27 chapters in the second part cover the risks associated with particular areas of specialist medical practice. This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Clinical Negligence online service.
Foreword Preface Contributors Table of Statutes Table of Cases Chapter 1 Clinical Negligence Litigation: the Problem, the Solution - the Future? Chapter 2 The Law Chapter 3 Improving Safety, Reducing Harm and Subsequent Claims Chapter 4 The Role of NHS Resolution Chapter 5 Human Rights Chapter 6 Compensation Schemes Chapter 7 Funding Clinical Negligence Claims Chapter 8 The Coroner's Inquest Chapter 9 The Duties of the Expert Witness and the Medical Expert Reporting Process Chapter 10 The Conduct of Proceedings Chapter 11 Consent Chapter 12 Limitation of Actions Chapter 13 Product Liability for Medical Products Chapter 14 Damages Awards: Lump Sums and Periodical Payments Chapter 15 Causation Chapter 16 Epidemiology and Statistics in Litigation Chapter 17 Negligence in General Practice Chapter 18 Emergency Medicine Chapter 19 Cardiology Chapter 20 Endocrinology Chapter 21 Neurology Chapter 22 Oncology Chapter 23 Psychiatry Chapter 24 Litigation in Clinical Radiology Chapter 25 Ophthalmology Chapter 26 General Surgery Chapter 27 Vascular Surgery Chapter 28 Chronic Pain Chapter 29 Anaesthesia Chapter 30 Neurosurgery Chapter 31 Spinal Surgery Chapter 32 Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Chapter 33 Orthopaedics Chapter 34 Urological Surgery Chapter 35 Cardiothoracic Surgery Chapter 36 Dental Surgery Chapter 37 Obstetrics Chapter 38 Gynaecology Chapter 39 Neonatology Chapter 40 Imaging for Perinatal and Early Childhood Neurological Problems Chapter 41 Medicolegal Issues in Haematology Index