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Casebook is the journal of Medical Protection. Each issue is full of medicolegal news, thought-provoking features and case reports.

Casebook aims to promote safer practice by providing information and sharing experiences that you will find helpful.

It consistently meets with high praise from Medical Protection members and frequently sparks debate and discussion within the medicolegal field. 

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May 2018

  • Giving evidence
  • Failure to act on lower back pain
  • A nitrofurantoin problem
  • Sciatic nerve injury
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December 2017

  • Antibiotic allegations
  • A delayed diagnosis
  • Problematic pacemaker
  • A pain in the knee
  • Consent
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August 2017

  • Doctors in the spotlight
  • Patient privacy vs public safety
  • Back to basics
  • Reported abuse
  • A friend in need

November 2016

  • Providing information to the police
  • A practical approach to consent
  • Challenging interactions with colleagues
  • Risk alert - anticoagulant monitoring and dosing
  • Being proactive about privacy
  • From the case files

May 2016

  • Risk alert - medication errors and safer prescribing
  • Achieving safer and reliable practice
  • A family matter
  • Medical professionals and the Vulnerable Children Act
  • From the case files

November 2015

  • Contraception and cardiac arrest
  • New appointment - Dr Pardeep Sandhu
  • Risk Alert - Retained throat packs
  • How to be an expert witness
  • From the case files