Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Clinical Guidelines and the Law. Negligence, Discretion and Judgment.Hurwitz B. (Pp 152, paperback; £19.95.) Oxford: Radcliffe Medical Press, 1998. ISBN 1 857 75044 6 .
Brian Hurwitz is a general practitioner and in this small book he has linked literature on clinical guidelines with views on how these might be applied in a legal context. He contrasts the views of the British Medical Association in 1946, which were that individual doctors retain full responsibility for the care of the patient, practising medicine according to its traditions, standards, …