Calligraphy and causation : two obstetric management cases - Hirst v Sydney South West Area Health and King v Western Sydney local health network
Maddern, William & Cockburn, Tina (2011) Calligraphy and causation : two obstetric management cases - Hirst v Sydney South West Area Health and King v Western Sydney local health network. Australian Civil liability, 8(5), pp. 197-202.
Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in the context of obstetric management have highlighted firstly, the importance of keeping legible, accurate and detailed medical records; and secondly, the challenges faced by those seeking to establish causation, particularly where epidemiological evidence is relied upon...
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||tort law, civil liability , obstretric malpractice, negligence, causation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Health Law Research
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Deposited On:||22 Aug 2013 21:51|
|Last Modified:||26 Aug 2013 01:36|
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