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Defensive medicine

Introduction: Defensive medicine

Description of Defensive medicine

Defensive medicine: The alterations of modes of medical practice, induced by the threat of liability, for the principal purposes of forestalling lawsuits by patients as well as providing good legal defense in the event that such lawsuits are instituted.
Source: MeSH 2007

Defensive medicine: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Defensive medicine:

  • Defensive Practice

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Defensive medicine

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Defensive medicine

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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