Articles/References For Clinical Guidelines: Litigation, Patient Safety and the Law

J H Tingle ‘Do guidelines have legal implications?’
Arch Dis Child 2002;86:387–388

The legal implications of NICE guidance

‘Guidelines in general practice: the new Tower of Babel’  Hibble et al BMJ 1998;317:862–3.

Professor of Cardiology John Hampton 2003:  ‘Guidelines—for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men’    Clin Med. 2003; 3: 279–284.

Adsead v Tottle  Lawtel 2007

Guidelines introduced at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) meeting in Munich September 2018:

GMC guidance for doctors in social media

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