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Manslaughter and Negligence

Slapper, Gary (1993). Manslaughter and Negligence. Professional Negligence, 9(4) pp. 150–154.

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About 1000 people die every year in Britain because of mistakes made by surgeons. At what degree of negligence should professional conduct resulting in death become criminal? The question has a particular significance for medical and dental practitioners. This article gives a critical examination of law and practice.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 1993 Bloomsbury Professional
ISSN: 1746-6709
Keywords: professional negligence; manslaughter; doctors; dentists; surgeons; civil liability;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Business and Law (FBL) > Law
Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
Item ID: 20976
Depositing User: Gary Slapper
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 13:27
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:10
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