"Defensive Medicine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The alterations of modes of medical practice, induced by the threat of liability, for the principal purposes of forestalling lawsuits by patients as well as providing good legal defense in the event that such lawsuits are instituted.
- Defensive Medicine
- Defensive Practice
- Defensive Practices
- Medicine, Defensive
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Defensive Medicine".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Defensive Medicine".
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