Ultimate doctor liability: A myth of ignorance or myth of control?

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dc.contributor.author Cashin, Andrew en_US
dc.contributor.author Carey, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Watson, Ngaire en_US
dc.contributor.author Clark, Greg en_US
dc.contributor.author Newman, Claire en_US
dc.contributor.author Waters, Cheryl en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-15T07:27:40Z
dc.date.available 2010-07-15T07:27:40Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008007570 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Cashin Andrew et al. 2009, 'Ultimate doctor liability: A myth of ignorance or myth of control?', Elsevier, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 125-129. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1322-7696 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/12846
dc.description.abstract Ultimate medical doctor responsibility for the care delivered to patients by all professionals is a myth. Legally Lord Denning dismissed the myth in the mid-20th century in England. The assumption that a medical doctor is responsible for the care delivered by nurses has not existed in English and Australian law since that time, and it has been actively refuted. Yet it is a myth that continues to circulate influencing health service, state and federal health policy. For some it is a myth of ignorance and for others it is a means of control. This paper outlines the relevant case law to debunk the myth of ultimate medical doctor control. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Elsevier en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colegn.2009.06.003 en_US
dc.title Ultimate doctor liability: A myth of ignorance or myth of control? en_US
dc.parent Collegian en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
dc.journal.number 3 en_US
dc.publocation Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 125 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 129 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111000 en_US
dc.personcode 034931 en_US
dc.personcode 866558 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052681 en_US
dc.personcode 0000052682 en_US
dc.personcode 103618 en_US
dc.personcode 860021 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nursing en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Liability, Legal; Nurse Practitioners, legislation and jurisprudence; Physicians, legislation and jurisprudence; Psychiatric Nursing, legislation and jurisprudence en_US
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dc.staffid 860021 en_US


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