TITLE

LIABILITY, REGULATION AND POLICY IN SURGICAL INNOVATION: THE CUTTING EDGE OF RESEARCH AND THERAPY

AUTHOR(S)
Mastroianni, Anna C.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Summer2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p351
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the liabilities, regulations and policies in surgical innovation in the U.S. Surgical procedures that in the past would have required large incisions have become less invasive through technological advancement in surgical tools and methods, reducing recovery times and in many cases enhancing health benefits to patients. However, practices that incorporate innovative tools and methods have raised concerns about the appropriate balancing of patient safety and medical progress.
ACCESSION #
22124003

 

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