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Introduction Understanding the hospital structures and actors Defining the standard of hospital care Assault and suicide claims Claims of civil battery and failure of informed consent Negligent failure to monitor patients' condition Physical harm on hospital premises Liability for infection issues Harms associated with equipment failure Drug-dispensing errors Hospital liability for medical errors Special nutritional issues Medical device problems Laboratory errors affecting patients Workplace safety and hospital liability Clinical research negligence issues Care obligations under EMTALA Death, dying, and end of life issues Reporting of adverse events State regulatory issues Federal standards of hospital care Role of the joint commission Fires and building-related accidents Personnel-related cases Plaintiff's use of expert testimony Health insurance carriers Independence and autonomy of physicians Credentialing of physicians Liability of contractors serving in hospitals Conclusion.
KF3825.3 .O74 2011
Chicago, Ill. : Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association,