Law & Medicine

Law & Medicine

Sexual harassment

Which physician behaviors and health care workplace environments cross the line into sexual harassment?

Law & Medicine

Law & Medicine: How case law shapes EMTALA

In the 3 decades since Congress enacted the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act, the statute has, as expected, spawned numerous lawsuits.

Law & Medicine

Malpractice Counsel: Cervical Spine Injury

Commentaries on cases involving a missed cervical spine fracture in an 83-year-old man and an alleged case of a forgotten tourniquet in a 33-year-...

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Malpractice Counsel: Missed Preeclampsia

Commentaries on cases involving undiagnosed preeclampsia in a 24-year-old postpartum patient and subdural hematoma in a 59-year-old man with a...

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Update on informed consent

A shift toward a patient-oriented requisite standard of disclosure is changing the risk to physicians posed by informed consent.

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