|aMedical negligence :|bnon-patient and third party claims /|cby Rachael Mulheron.
|aFarnham, Surrey, England :|bAshgate,|cc2010.
|al, 419 p. : |bill. ; |c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -409) and index.
|aThe book : an overview -- Establishing negligence in novel non-patient scenarios -- Injuries to non-patients caused by physically-impaired or mentally-ill patients -- Contraction or inheritance of disease by non-patients from patients -- "Bad samaritan" liability : failing to assist non-patients -- "Good samaritan" liability : intervening to assist non-patients -- Pure economic loss claims by third parties associated with the patient -- Pure psychiatric injury claims by third parties associated with the patient -- 'Fear-of-the-future' claims by non-patients -- Wrongfully-accused third parties in neglect or abuse cases -- Appendix : Potential liability to non-patients and third parties : a synopsis for healthcare professionals.