Legal Issues for the Medical Practitioner by David Sau-Yan Wong, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Legal Issues for the Medical Practitioner

Legal Issues for the Medical Practitioner

by David Sau-Yan Wong
     
 

A handy resource of common medico-legal topics in everyday medical practice for students and practitioners, risk management personnel, health care administrators, nurses, paramedics and lawyers in the field; providing a quick reference to the basic legal knowledge for safe practice as well as a first-line reference to further in-depth research.

Overview

A handy resource of common medico-legal topics in everyday medical practice for students and practitioners, risk management personnel, health care administrators, nurses, paramedics and lawyers in the field; providing a quick reference to the basic legal knowledge for safe practice as well as a first-line reference to further in-depth research.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"As legal considerations are becoming increasingly important in medical practice, this book is a timely publication that will satisfy medical practitioners in their pursuit of legal knowledge. The author has put together all the essential legal and medical elements in this concise, entertaining, and easy-to-read volume. I strongly recommend this new book to all medical colleagues." — Professor Tai-fai Fok, Dean of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789888028986
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

The author is a consultant plastic surgeon at the Prince of Wales Hospital and an honorary associate professor in both the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. With an interest in the law, Dr. Wong has recently obtained the degrees of LLB (London), LLM (London), and the PCLL (HK).

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