Clinical Care For Lawyers (Medic0-Legal Practitioner Series) by John Stewart, Barbara Stewart, Walter Scott

By John Stewart, Barbara Stewart, Walter Scott

Scientific Care is problem for, and curiosity within the health of others,through tracking well-being and, the place acceptable, the remedy of illness. An realizing of the care of a sufferer from a medical perspective is key for a person focused on medical negligence litigation and this identify presents an important advisor to the fundamental tools of clinical, nursing and laboratory tactics.

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When the NHS commenced, many surgeons became part time; part of their time was devoted to the NHS and paid for and some of the rest was spent doing private practice. The salary of a house surgeon, the most junior member of the team, was about £350 a year for a full time appointment and £100 was deducted for board and lodging. A typical district, then serving a population of about 300,000 people, would have had one general physician, one general surgeon dealing mainly with abdominal conditions, one obstetrician and one orthopaedic surgeon.

In the meantime, Hippocrates, c 460–377 BC, described how to reduce a dislocation of the shoulder. His method is still used today. Leonardo da Vinci, 1452–1519, made many excellent anatomical drawings but it was Andreas Vesalius who is accepted as the founder of modern anatomy, the study of body structures. He became Professor of Anatomy and Surgery at Padua and published his monumental anatomical work, De Fabrica Humani Corporis, in 1543. In the days before anaesthetics—medication to induce unconsciousness—speed in surgery was essential.

At first, there were general physicians, then general physicians with a special interest in, for example, cardiology, and, finally, there were cardiologists. However, emergency admissions are still treated by the duty consultant of whatever specialty or special interest and it is particularly in emergency cases that problems of a medico-legal nature may arise. General medicine Respiratory medicine, practised by a chest physician, was the first specialty to separate from general medicine. It began with the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, a chronic infectious chest condition.

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