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Clinical negligence

Cornock, Marc (2017). Clinical negligence. Orthopaedic & Trauma Times(32) pp. 10–13.

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Abstract

This article considers clinical negligence. It examines what negligence is before exploring the four elements of negligence. These being: duty of care; breach of duty including a discussion of the standard of care; harm; and, factual and legal causation.

The articles proceeds from the basis of discussing what a claimant would need to prove in order to bring a successful claim for clinical negligence against a health care professional.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 2053-7638
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care > Nursing
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
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Item ID: 49723
Depositing User: Marc Cornock
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2017 08:45
Last Modified: 01 May 2019 18:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49723
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