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Patient responsibility for detrimental health outcomes

Yola S. Ventresca

Patient responsibility for detrimental health outcomes

the defence of contributory negligence in medical negligence actions

by Yola S. Ventresca

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • Negligence, Contributory -- Canada.,
  • Negligence, Contributory -- United States.,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Canada.,
  • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.,
  • Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Canada.,
  • Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Actions and defenses -- Canada.,
  • Actions and defenses -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDefence of contributory negligence in medical negligence actions
    StatementYola S. Ventresca.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 leaves ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19970665M


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Unlimited time for one patient destroys access for another. No matter how much trust exists between the provider and patient or how talented the provider is, the relationship fails the patient if timely access isn’t available when it’s needed.

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