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Elsevier Health Sciences
Legal Aspects of General Dental Practice

Legal Aspects of General Dental Practice

by Len D'Cruz


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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It offers a practical guide to the fundamental legal principles and concepts that need to be understood by all dentists.

• Gives a detailed understanding of key areas such as consent and negligence
• Highlights the clinical risk areas in general dental practice and ways of managing these risks
• Helps the dentist address the prime concern that treatments should be defensible and justifiable
• Takes account of variations in law within British Isles and Ireland - eg Scottish law.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780443100383
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Series: Dental Update Series
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Legal structures and processes that impact in general dental practice. Off the record. Consent - getting to yes. confidentiality. clinical negligence. Writing reports. Appendix 1 General Dental council performance procedures. Appendix 2 Table: record audit completeness. Appendix 3 Audits of radiographic image quality. Appendix 4 Quick reference: access to health records checklist. Appendix 5 GDC guidance on principles of confidentiality. appendix 6 General Dental Council guidance on obtaining consent. appendix 7 Examination of patient - for use in report writing. Appendix 8 Declaration by expert at end of report. Appendix 9 Civil procedure Rules. Appendix 10 CPR practice directions for experts and assessors. Appendix 11 Irish law. Appendix 12 Scottish issues on consent.

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