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Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 November; 84(11): 1045.
PMCID: PMC2770922

Avoiding Medical Malpractice: A Physician's Guide to the Law

Reviewed by Agnes M. Schipper, JD

by  William T. Choctaw,  106 pp, with illus,  $49.95,  New York, NY,  Springer (telephone: 800-777-4643),  2008, ISBN  978-0-387-73063-9.

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Type and Scope of Book:

A single-authored text and commentary on medical malpractice law.

Recommended Readership:

Physicians involved in or concerned about malpractice suits.

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