Sedgwick Chicago's Fred Smith and Carol Gerner co-authored this chapter in The Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, 3rd edition, Volume 21-22.
This reference offers a broad view of medical practice standards. It also provides relevant research and authority for medical litigation. You'll find discussion of current bioethical issues and fundamental changes at the state and federal level and in the private sector. Case and statutory citations help you research and prepare cases more effectively. Representative topics include patients' rights, physician-hospital liability, physician staff privileges, physician licensure and discipline, critical issues in law and medicine, organizational aspects of medical practice, malpractice, and physician accountability.