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Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound

Frank A Chervenak, Judith L Chervenak

Keywords : Professional liability,Malpractice,Medical negligence,Guidelines,Litigation

Citation Information : Chervenak FA, Chervenak JL. Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 6 (1):9-13.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1222

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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Chervenak FA, Chervenak JL. Medicolegal Issues in Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012;6(1):9-13.


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