Radiology And The Law: Malpractice And Other Issues by Ronald EisenbergRadiology And The Law: Malpractice And Other Issues by Ronald Eisenberg

Radiology And The Law: Malpractice And Other Issues

EditorRonald Eisenberg

Paperback | November 14, 2003

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Practically every radiologist would benefit from an all-encompassing guide to malpractice issues in radiology. Dr. Ronald Eisenberg, a highly respected author in the field, has put together a comprehensive reference to provide radiologists with an introduction to malpractice issues and a basic understanding of their relationships with government regulatory agencies and HMOs. This softcover book will detail the mechanics of a lawsuit, how radiologists can become the object of a malpractice action, and what they can do to minimize potential exposure.
Title:Radiology And The Law: Malpractice And Other IssuesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:283 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:November 14, 2003Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387403094

ISBN - 13:9780387403090

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Table of Contents

Malpractice Litigation: Malpractice; Vicarious liability; Standards and practice guidelines; Anatomy of a malpractice suit; Expert witnesses; Countersuit; Alternative dispute resolution; Criminal prosecution; Professional liability insurance; Special residency issues; Reactions of physicians sued for malpractice; Role of radiologist-defendant at trial; Risk management.- Missed diagnosis: Missed diagnosis; Reading too many examinations.- Communication and records: Radiology reports; Communication of radiologic findings; Release/storage of images; Medical records; Confidentiality.- Radiology practice and specific procedures: Consent; DNR; Barium enema; Breast imaging; Interventional; Ionic vs non-ionic contrast; Sedation and anesthesia; Medical devices; Pregnant patient; CT screening.- Electronic imaging: Teleradiology; E-mail; PACS.- Governmental/regulatory: Credentialing and peer review; Infected/substance abuse-impaired; Fraud and abuse; Professional courtesy; Sexual harassment; ERISA.