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Law, ethics and medical practice

Sanjay Pai

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2005.015


Multiple factors – the increasing use of technology, paradigm shifts in patients’ attitudes to doctors (and vice versa!), consumerism, litigation, and so on – have resulted in making the law an integral aspect of healthcare today. Legal and ethical aspects of healthcare addresses some of these new issues. Although it is a British book and is based on British court cases and medicine, Indian readers would find this a useful read as well.

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