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Case histories are based on actual medical negligence claims, however, certain facts have been omitted or changed by the author to ensure the anonymity of the parties involved. Failure to diagnose(More)
BACKGROUND Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors in Australia states that in caring for patients towards the end of their life, good medical practice involves facilitating advance care(More)
Case histories are based on actual medical negligence claims or medicolegal referrals, however certain facts have been omitted or changed by the author to ensure the anonymity of the parties(More)
I This article discusses a Supreme Court case involving a patient who was referred to a chiropractor for treatment of neck pain. The case highlights some important issues, including the: importance(More)
This article discusses a Supreme Court judgment involving an injury to the spinal accessory nerve which occurred during the excision of a lymph node mass in the posterior triangle of the neck.1 In(More)
While appendicitis is a relatively infrequent reason for presentation in the general practice setting, claims against general practitioners alleging a failure to diagnose appendicitis are not(More)