Our Hands Are Tied: Legal Tensions and Medical Ethics

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • References xiv
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • 1 - Losing at the Lottery: Physician Perceptions of the Legal Environment 1
  • Notes 22
  • Notes 23
  • 2 - The Lawyer Made Me Do It: from Legal Perception to Medical Practice 27
  • Note 46
  • References 46
  • 3 - Risk Managers and Legal Counsel: Ethical Enablers or Paid Paranoids? 53
  • References 64
  • 4 - Doing Everything: Treating Legal Fears near the End of Life 65
  • Note 87
  • References 88
  • 5 - Who Is Responsible for This? Everyday Patient Intrusions to Protect the Provider 97
  • Note 118
  • References 118
  • 6 - A Dispirited Lot: Malpractice and What Else? 123
  • 7 - Reconciling Risk Management and Medical Ethics: Opportunities and Obstacles 141
  • References 164
  • Index 171
  • Bout the Author 177
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