Legal structures and processes that impact in general dental practice. Off the record. Consent -- getting to yes. confidentiality. clinical negligence. Writing reports. Appendix 1 General Dental council performance procedures. Appendix 2 Table: record audit completeness. Appendix 3 Audits of radiographic image quality. Appendix 4 Quick reference: access to health records checklist. Appendix 5 GDC guidance on principles of confidentiality. appendix 6 General Dental Council guidance on obtaining consent. appendix 7 Examination of patient -- for use in report writing. Appendix 8 Declaration by expert at end of report. Appendix 9 Civil procedure Rules. Appendix 10 CPR practice directions for experts and assessors. Appendix 11 Irish law. Appendix 12 Scottish issues on consent.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It offers a practical guide to the fundamental legal principles and concepts that need to be understood by all dentists. Gives a detailed understanding of key areas such as consent and negligenceHighlights the clinical risk areas in general dental practice and ways of managing these risksHelps the dentist address the prime concern that treatments should be defensible and justifiableTakes account of variations in law within British Isles and Ireland - eg Scottish law.