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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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ISSN 1740-C090 (print)

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November 2018

  • Noticeboard
  • A cyst in time
  • A wrong diagnosis but no criticism
  • Case reports

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May 2018

  • Noticeboard
  • A missed diagnosis by no negligence
  • Failure to act on lower back pain
  • Case reports

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December 2017

  • Handling a complaint about a delayed diagnosis
  • Antibiotic allegations
  • Problematic pacemaker replacement
  • A case of mistaken haemorrhoids
  • Complications of nitrofurantoin 

July 2017

July 2017

  • Open disclosure - what you need to know
  • Confidentiality matters
  • Case reports
    • Back to basics
    • Reported abuse
    • No news is not always good news
    • A failure to monitor 
    • A complicated claim
    • A friend in need
    • Unforeseeable complications?

November 2016

  • Noticeboard
  • A testing problem
  • Challenging interactions with colleagues
  • Mental health and doctors
  • Overcoming addiction
  • Mental capacity
  • From the case files

May 2016

  • Risk alerts - medication errors and safe prescribing
  • What's new in the updated IMC guide
  • Meet your Medical Protection team
  • Responding to complaints
  • From the case files

November 2015

  • Contraception and a cardiac arrest
  • What to do with clinical records
  • Risk Alert - Retained throat packs
  • From the case files