Unnecessary Surgery: Doctor and Hospital Liability
Georgetown Law Journal 1973 February; 61(3): 807-832
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I Often Read That Patients Should Find Out How Much Experience a Doctor and Hospital Has With a Particular Procedure Before Deciding Who Should Operate on You and Where the Surgery Should Be Done. How Exactly Does One Do That Kind of Research? I Also Hear About the Importance of Getting a Second Opinion, but How Do You Do That Without Offending Your Own Doctor? Does Insurance Usually Cover Second Opinions? Unknown author (2009-03)
What Is Unnecessary Surgery? Who Shall Decide? Issues of Consumer Sovereignty, Conflict and Self Regulation Schacht, Paul J.; Pemberton, Alec (1985)The polemical debate over unnecessary surgery has often neglected fundamental questions of what is or is not necessary surgery in favor of economic and policy concerns. This essay by Schacht and Pemberton has a two-fold ...