oa South African Medical Journal - The practitioner's guide to medical malpractice in South African Law, Ian Dutton : book review

Volume 105, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



There is no doubt that a book that clearly sets out the principles of malpractice law would be helpful to the medical profession. The question is - is this the book? In the second sentence of his introduction the author states that the book, by virtue of the subject material, is primarily a legal work, and he is correct. He is obviously an expert in the field, and the subject of litigation is extensively and well covered.

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