All professional people now require a working knowledge of the law relating to their subject; `Ignorance of the law is no excuse'. Those practising Emergency Medicine are no exception, whether casualty officers, hospital specialists, or general practitioners. This volume is for them and is intwo parts. The first is guidance, through difficult situations, with practical examples, for someone put on the spot. The second is a condensed and authoritative summary of the several legal topics comprising Emergency Medicine Law.