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Medical practice and the law in Nigeria

Medical practice and the law in Nigeria

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Published by Longman Nigeria in Ikeja, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Medical jurisprudence -- Nigeria.,
    • Medicine -- Practice -- Nigeria.,
    • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by B.C. Umerah.
      ContributionsUmerah, B. C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 93/04829 (R)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 212 p. :
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1605233M
      ISBN 109781397772
      LC Control Number91142260
      OCLC/WorldCa26989326

      Medical malpractice cases arise when a patient is harmed by a doctor or nurse (or other medical professional) who fails to provide proper health care treatment. Fortunately, doctors, nurses, and hospitals make mistakes in a small number of : Kathleen Michon, Attorney. University of Namibia Information book. 4 III: III: LAW LECTURERS AND PRIVATE PRACTICE UNDER THE LAW LECTURERS AND PRIVATE PRACTICE UNDER THE CONSTITUTIOCONSTITUTION NN N –––– Has the Regulated and other Professions (Private Practice the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Certain Consequential Repeals) Decree No. 63 File Size: KB.

      A significant number among the respondents (69%) have read the code of medical ethics of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria wholly or partially, a finding close to that of Brogen et al., where % of Indian medical doctors have read their national code of medical ethics. 12 A similar study carried out in Pakistan showed that only %. Presently, medical law and ethics as integral to medical training is at its embryonic stage in most developing countries, including Nigeria. Although entrants into medical school are the target.

      Sahel Medical Journal is a quarterly international Journal devoted solely to (1) dissemination of information about medical sciences in Nigeria, particularly the Sahel zone, Africa and the rest of the world, (2) to provide a medium where national and international medical and health organizations may relay information to medical scientists and. Legal aspects of Medical Practice in Nigeria, Pg 89; Medical Practice and the Law in Nigeria, Pg ; anyone who needs Medical aid and who can be reasonably assisted. He further said that, once a doctor undertakes to treat a patient, whether or not there Author: Chrisantus Oden.


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