Cover: A Measure of Malpractice in HARDCOVER

A Measure of Malpractice

Medical Injury, Malpractice Litigation, and Patient Compensation

Add to Cart

Product Details


$76.50 • £61.95 • €69.00

ISBN 9780674558809

Publication Date: 01/01/1993


200 pages

6 x 9 inches

5 line illustrations, 19 tables


  • Preface
  • 1. The Malpractice Setting
  • 2. The Policy Debate about Medical Malpractice
  • 3. The Epidemiology of Medical Injury
  • 4. Patient Injury and Malpractice Litigation
  • 5. Patient Losses and Compensation
  • 6. Malpractice Litigation and Injury Prevention
  • 7. Ruminations for the Future
  • Notes
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Graphic: Golden yellow stylized sun

HUP ReadUP: Summer Reads

We asked our colleagues, “What is one word you would use to describe an ideal summer read?” Their answers range across all the summer feels, from those easygoing lazy hazy days to that voltage of energy that fires up a reawakening. What’s more, their responses include book recommendations sure to help you breeze through the sunny season—from our own library as well as those of fellow university presses.