Legal Aspects of Optometry

Catalogue Number: 4112
Legal Aspects of Optometry
Category: Book
Author: Classe, John G.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1989
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Stoneham, Mass. , USA
Publisher/Manufacturer: Butterworths
Description Of Item: Brown imitation leather boards, 260 x 185 mm, title, Author's name and publisher on front board in gold lettering, 764 pages, black and white figures and photographs in text, selected references list over 6 pages, index.
Historical Significance: This book was donated by Peter Dwyer who was chairman of the Gptometrists' Registration Board, Victoria, from . Some sections are marked with a highlighter pen.The book is a comprehensive and definitive text on legal and ethical issues in optometry. It includes sections on the history of legal matters in optometry, ethics in health care generally and optometry, optometrists' duties to patients with specific conditions, liability under a range of different circumstances and for different optometric treatments. There are also chapters in court processes, insurance and contracts. The author is an optometrist (OD) and legally qualified (JD) who was an academic in the school of optometry, University of Alabama, Birmingham. He was also a member of the bar in the State of Alabama.
How Acquired: Donated by Peter Dwyer
Date Acquired: 20/10/2021
Location: Nathan Library. Hewett collection

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