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Manslaughter and Negligence

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

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Abstract

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 Article
Copyright Holders: 1993 Bloomsbury Professional
ISSN: 1746-6709
Keywords: professional negligence; manslaughter; doctors; dentists; surgeons; civil liability;
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Item ID: 20976
Depositing User: Gary Slapper
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2010 13:27
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2014 02:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20976
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