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Law and Risk Management in Dental Practice
This book presents all the information practicing dentists need to know to protect themselves, their employees, and their practice in the US judicial system. The reader will learn the proper way to take medical and dental histories, keep patient records, and employ risk management techniques. The text also provides helpful pointers regarding what to do (and what not to do) when sued and how to behave during depositions and while giving testimony in court. Also covered are topics such as contract law; informed consent and informed refusal; the difference between negligence, malpractice, and breach of contract; standards of care; and transfer of liability. Recommended reading for all dental practitioners.
The Gold Standard for Dentists, February 11, 2004