The Resource The Medical Malpractice Myth

The Medical Malpractice Myth

Label
The Medical Malpractice Myth
Title
The Medical Malpractice Myth
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
American health care is in crisis because of exploding medical malpractice litigation. Insurance premiums for doctors and malpractice lawsuits are skyrocketing, rendering doctors both afraid and unable to afford to continue to practice medicine. Undeserving victims sue at the drop of a hat, egged on by greedy lawyers, and receive eye-popping awards that insurance companies, hospitals, and doctors themselves struggle to pay. The plaintiffs and lawyers always win; doctors, and the nonlitigious, always lose; and affordable health care is the real victim. This, according to Tom Baker, is the myth
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
  • 346.7303/3
  • 346.73033
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • KF2905.3 B
  • KF2905.3B35 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
The Medical Malpractice Myth
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; 1 The Medical Malpractice Myth; 2 An Epidemic of Medical Malpractice, Not Malpractice Lawsuits; 3 An Insurance Crisis, Not a Tort Crisis; 4 The Malpractice Insurance Companies' Secret; 5 Why We Need Medical Malpractice Lawsuits; 6 The Goods on Defensive Medicine; 7 Dr. Bill May Be Gone, But Dr. Jane Is Here to See You; 8 Evidence-Based Medical Liability Reform; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Index
Control code
ocn781254785
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (224 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226036502
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36049013
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)781254785
  • pebcs0226036502

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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