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Clinical guidelines and the law

negligence, discretion, and judgement

by Brian Hurwitz

  • 164 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Radcliffe Medical Press in Oxon, OX, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical care -- Standards.,
  • Medical care -- Quality control.,
  • Medicine -- Decision making.,
  • Physicians -- Malpractice.,
  • Practice Guidelines.,
  • Malpractice.,
  • Liability, Legal.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBrian Hurwitz ; foreword by Sir Douglas Black.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA399.A1 H87 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 135 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358052M
    ISBN 101857750446
    LC Control Number98017986

      In This Issue. This issue of Key Primary Care Clinical Practice Guidelines in contains 20 sets of Guidelines and Recommendations released during You can scroll through the guidelines sequentially, from Childhood Obesity to Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, or you can choose individual guidelines listed alphabetically in the scroll bar.   Guidelines and legislation. Legislation in Europe and the United States has harnessed guidelines to a wide variety of regulatory tasks. 10,11 In the United Kingdom the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act established a regulatory authority empowered to develop guidelines. 12 The authority’s decision to restrict to three the number of fertilised eggs that can be placed in a woman’s.

    There are several clinical trial regulations and guidelines taking shape over the next year that will significantly influence how Sponsors carry out their clinical trials. The ICH GCP E6(R2) addendum, for example, is the most significant change to happen in over 20 years. A medical guideline (also called a clinical guideline, standard treatment guideline, or clinical practice line) is a document with the aim of guiding decisions and criteria regarding diagnosis, management, and treatment in specific areas of documents have been in use for thousands of years during the entire history of r, in contrast to previous approaches, which.

    In recent years the development of clinical guidelines has received increasing attention from medical educators and those involved in standard setting, and has been initiated at both central and local levels. This review article outlines the current state of knowledge with regard to clinical guideline implementation in medical by:   Compliance with Clinical Guidelines and the ‘Law of Thirds’ probably applying to most specialties—the “law of thirds.” In medicine, as in most areas of life, there is a range of knowledge among the practitioners. The family physicians who are in the upper third probably have the most interest and/or ability in reading, learning Author: Robert M. Wolfe, Lisa K. Sharp.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $1, $1, Cited by: This timely book provides a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the many medical and legal issues arising from the current explosion of clinical guidelines.

Featuring clear summaries of relevant UK, US and Commonwealth case law, it is vital reading for all doctors, health care workers, managers, purchasers, patients, and : Brian Hurwitz. This timely book provides a comprehensive and accessible analysis of the many medical and legal issues arising from the current explosion of clinical guidelines.

Featuring clear summaries of relevant UK, US and Commonwealth case law, it is vital reading for all doctors, health care workers, managers, purchasers, patients, and by: In clinical medicine, 'guideline' is frequently to be found in the company of a cluster of other technical terms seeking to define and to patrol the shifting Skip to main content T&F logoAuthor: Brian Hurwitz.

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Clinical Guidelines and the Law. DOI link for Clinical Guidelines and the Law. Clinical Guidelines and the Law book. Negligence, Discretion, and Judgement. By Brian Hurwitz. Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice, 5th edition, is the fully revised and updated version of a book that has been serving primary care clinicians for more than twenty years.

Using a traditional and easy-to-follow format, the book examines all of the common conditions encountered in primary care settings, while also addressing health promotion and disease by:   “Clinical Research and the Law” provides thoughtful and practical information on a broad range of legal topics related to clinical research, with an emphasis on subject injury liability.

The book is useful for anyone who is not an expert in a particular area of law, with numerous citations for further investigation.”. Clinical Guidelines and the Law Article (PDF Available) in BMJ Clinical Research () - December with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Brian Hurwitz. A federal government website managed and paid for by the U.S.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD Common law cases featuring clinical guidelines or protocols have been identified from the database Lexis, which searches the full text of the transcripts and reports of court cases in UK, Commonwealth and United States jurisdictions.

Secondary literature, Cited by: Each guideline concludes with an extensive, up-to-date bibli ography, and each guideline is paired with a one-page quick reference tool that summarizes the guideline.

The terminology in the guidelines is designed to coincide with APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practi ce.5/5(1). One of the more prominent features of modern governance is its increasing reliance on guidelines. Sometimes they acquire such an aura of authority that they are assumed to be part of the general law.

This misperception is not uncommon among health-care personnel; it is likely to become more widespread as a result of new arrangements for ‘clinical governance’ in the NHS, as further extended.

The standard of clinical care required by law is generally that judged reasonable and proper by a body of responsible doctors as ascertained in court from expert testimony.5 As evidence of accepted and customary standards of care a witness may refer to protocols or guidelines, but they cannot usually be introduced into court as a substitute for Cited by: “Clinical practice guidelines are systematically developed statements to assist practitioner and patient decisions about appropriate health care for specific clinical circumstances.”(Institute of Medicine, ) Issued by third-party organizations, and not NCCIH, these guidelines define the role of specific diagnostic and treatment modalities in the diagnosis and management of patients.

Directives hold the force of law and must be obeyed. Guidelines. Guidelines in the EU are different.

They are not, in theory, legally binding. They are referred to as “soft law” but they are, in practice in DS and PV, obligatory. This is actually a complex issue and is evolving. See, for a discussion on soft law. See letter "Clinical guidelines may obviate need for thought." in volume on page See letter " Misoprostol in patients taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Analysis excluded in important events. " in volume on page Cited by: The growth in clinical guidelines has gathered pace in the United Kingdom with the advent of clinical governance and the arrival of the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE).

There are substantial benefits to the introduction of clinical guidelines but they are dependent upon the guidelines themselves being developed, presented and Author: John Tingle, Charles Foster. If clinical guidelines are meant to enhance the quality of clinical care, then the courts might enquire why such guidelines were not followed and whether a decision not to follow them was reasonable.

Guidelines from NICE may take on a more indicative role, against which the standard of care in law Cited by: New Clinical Practice Guidelines are published monthly after evaluation of guidelines recently released in the United States and internationally by major medical groups and organizations.

Following systematic review, evidence-based recommendations are provided in an abbreviated format, with particular attention paid to specific areas of patient.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Why clinical guidelines? a nursing perspective / Jo H. Wilson --Why clinical guidelines? a medical perspective / D.J. Tuffnell --Designing clinical guidelines: steps and procedures / D.J.

Tuffnell and John Wright --Implementing clinical guidelines. Clinical practice guidelines and the law. With physicians in Canada under increasing threat of malpractice litigation, it has been suggested that adopting clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) as standards of care would free doctors from the fear of litigation initiated by dissatisfied patients.

However, ethicist Eike-Henner Kluge argues that Cited by: 6.Clinical Guidelines in Family Practice book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This up-to-date medical text (4th Edition) contains /5.