The criminalisation of fatal medical mistakes

Holbrook, Jon
November 2003
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/15/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7424, p1118
Academic Journal
Presents an editorial on the criminalization of fatal medical mistakes. Position that mistakes are not criminal acts done with intention; Increase in cases of gross negligence manslaughter charges against physicians recently; Change in society's attitude towards gross negligence.


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