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Slater v. Baker and Stapleton (C.B. 1767) : unpublished monographs / by Robert D. Miller.

  • Miller, Robert D. (Robert Desle), 1947-
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Madison, WI : Published by Author, 2019.

Physical description

1 volume (various pagings) : black and white illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm


"In 1767 an English court decided the earliest legal case that is now known that imposed liability for not obtaining consent to surgical treatment - Slater v. Baker and Stapleton. This was a malpractice case arising out of the treatment of a complex leg fracture."--Monograph #1, page 1 of 8.
The monographs explore the case described in 'Facts as they were' (Wellcome Collection MS. 1037) and the persons mentioned in it.
Copy 1. Note: Handwritten inscription on first endpaper recto: 'Presented to the Wellcome Library, 7th November 2019, Robert Miller'.
Copy 1. Donor: Robert D. Miller.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.


  • English

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