General Obstetrics
Abrams FR. Commentary on ACOG Committee Opinion #108 May 1992, ethical dimensions of informed consent. Womens Health Issues. 1993;3:27–28.
Adamson TE, Baldwin DC Jr, Sheehan TJ, Oppenberg AA. Characteristics of surgeons with high and low malpractice claims rates. West J Med. 1997;166:37–44.
Altshuler G. Some placental considerations in alleged obstetrical and neonatology malpractice. Leg Med. 1993:27–47.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Ethical dimensions of informed consent. Womens Health Issues. 1993;3:1–10.
Annas GJ, Elias S. Confusing law and ethics: why the Committee’s report on informed consent should be reconsidered. Womens Health Issues. 1993;3:25–26.
Baldwin LM, Greer T, Wu R, Hart G, Lloyd M, Rosenblatt RA. Differences in the obstetric malpractice claims filed by Medicaid and non-Medicaid patients. J Am Board Fam Pract. 1992;5:623–627.
Baldwin LM, Hart LG, Lloyd M, Fordyce M, Rosenblatt RA. Defensive medicine and obstetrics. JAMA. 1995;274:1606–1610.
Baldwin LM, Larson EH, Hart LG, Greer T, Lloyd M, Rosenblatt RA. Characteristics of physicians with obstetric malpractice claims experience. Obstet Gynecol. 1991;78:1050–1054.
Boehm FH. Medicolegal climate for obstetrician-gynecologists. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 1993;48:715–716.
Brown D, Elkins TE. Ethical issues in obstetric cases involving prematurity. Clin Perinatol. 1992;19:469–481.
C BL, Coker A, Dua JA. A clinical analysis of 500 medico- legal claims evaluating the causes and assessing the potential benefit of alternative dispute resolution. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1996;103:1236–1242.
Cardwell MS. Interhospital transfers of obstetric patients under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. J Leg Med. 1995;16:357–372.
Clements RV. Litigation in obstetrics and gynaecology. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1991;98:423–426.
Committee on Ethics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Ethical guidance for patient testing: Number 159—October 1995. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1996;52: 87–89.
Committee on Ethics, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Ethical dimensions of informed consent; ACOG committee opinion: Number 108—May 1992. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1992;39:346–355.
Committee on Professional Liability, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Coping with the stress of malpractice litigation; ACOG committee opinion: Number 150—December 1994. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 1995; 49:83–84.
Davidson EC Jr, Gibbs CE, Chapin J. The challenge of care for the poor and underserved in the United States: an American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists perspective on access to care for underserved women. Am J Dis Child. 1991;145:546–549.
Eitel DR, Yankowitz J, Ely JW. Legal implications of birth videos. J Fam Pract. 1998;46:251–256.
Elkins TE, Brown D. Informed consent: commentary on the ACOG Ethics Committee statement. Womens Health Issues. 1993;3:31–33.
Entman SS, Glass CA, Hickson GB, Githens PB, Whetten- Goldstein K, Sloan FA. The relationship between malpractice claims history and subsequent obstetric care. JAMA. 1994;272:1588–1591.
Fiesta J. Obstetrical liability update—part II. Nurs Manage. 1995;26:22, 25.
Finnerty JJ, Pinkerton JA. Ethical issues in managed care for the obstetrician and gynecologist. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1998;179:308–315.
Freeman JM, Freeman AD. Cerebral palsy and the ’bad baby’ malpractice crisis: New York State shines light toward the end of the tunnel. Am J Dis Child. 1992;146:725–727.
Glassman PA, Rolph JE, Petersen LP, Bradley MA, Kravitz RL. Physicians’ personal malpractice experiences are not related to defensive clinical practices. J Health Polit Policy Law. 1996;21:219–241.
Gupta S, Bewley S. Medicolegal issues in fertility regulation. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 1998;105:818–826.
Heland KV. Ethics versus law: a lawyer’s road map to the Ethics Committee opinion on informed consent. Womens Health Issues. 1993;3:22–24.
Heland KV. Failure to diagnose breast cancer malpractice claims: a new threat to obstetrics and gynecology? Womens Health Issues. 1991;1:96–101.
Hensleigh PA. Undocumented history of maternal genital herpes followed by neonatal herpes meningitis. J Perinatol. 1994;14:216–218.
Hirsh HL. Phantom of the delivery room: the no-show obstetrician. Leg Med. 1993:1–26.
Jacobson HN, Richter AM, Mahan CS, Boisvert PT. Physician attitudes toward nurse- midwives: results of 1993 survey. J Fla Med Assoc. 1994;81:825–829.
Keifer WS. Preparing for obstetrics in the twenty-first century: Quo Vadis? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993;168:1787–1790.
King NM. Informed consent and the practicing obstetrician- gynecologist. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 1994;49:295–296.
Klingman D, Localio AR, Sugarman J, et al. Measuring defensive medicine using clinical scenario surveys. J Health Polit Policy Law. 1996;21:185–217.
Koska MT. Malpractice risk the same for female and male ob/ gyns. Hospitals. 1992;66:50.
Langton PA. Obstetricians’ resistance to independent, private practice by nurse- midwives in Washington, D.C., hospitals. Women Health. 1994;22:27–48.
Larimore WL. Pregnancy care liability misperceptions among medical students in Florida. Fam Med. 1994;26:154–156.
Larimore WL, Sapolsky BS. Maternity care in family medicine: economics and malpractice. J Fam Pract. 1995;40: 153–160.
Localio AR, Lawthers AG, Bengtson JM, et al. Relationship between malpractice claims and cesarean delivery. JAMA. 1993;269:366–373.
Ludlam JE. Using malpractice claims data to successfully attack the problem of infant brain damage. Leg Med. 1991:227–244.
Meire HB. Ultrasound-related litigation in obstetrics and gynecology: the need for defensive scanning. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 1996;7:233–235.
Michael CA. Obstetric litigation—what are the problems. Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1993;22:212–214.
Mitnick JS, Vazquez MF, Plesser KP, Roses DF. Breast cancer malpractice litigation in New York State. Radiology. 1993;189:673–676.
Nesbitt TS, Tanji JL, Scherger JE, Kahn NB. Obstetric care, Medicaid, and family physicians: how policy changes affect physicians’ attitudes. West J Med. 1991;155:653–657.
Norton SA. The malpractice premium costs of obstetrics. Inquiry. 1997;34:62–69.
Phelan JP. Ambulatory obstetrical care: strategies to reduce telephone liability. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1998;41:640– 646.
Reame NE. The surrogate mother as a high-risk obstetric patient. Womens Health Issues. 1991;1:151–154.
Richards BC, Thomasson G. Closed liability claims analysis and the medical record. Obstet Gynecol. 1992;80:313– 316.
Richards BC, Thomasson GO. Medical records figure prominently in malpractice cases: a closed liability claims analysis. Colo Med. 1992;89:398–401.
Roberts DK. Medical-legal aspects of placental examination. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 1993;48:777–778.
Rommal C. Risk management issues in the perinatal setting. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 1996;10:1–31.
Sanders RC. Legal problems related to obstetrical ultrasound. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1998;847:220–227.
Schifrin BS. Medicolegal ramifications of electronic fetal monitoring during labor. Clin Perinatol. 1995;22:837– 854.
Sloan FA, Whetten-Goldstein K, Githens PB, Entman SS. Effects of the threat of medical malpractice litigation and other factors on birth outcomes. Med Care. 1995;33:700– 714.
Sloan FA, Whetten-Goldstein K, Stout EM, Entman SS, Hickson GB. No-fault system of compensation for obstetric injury: winners and losers. Obstet Gynecol. 1998;91:437– 443.
Smith DH. How to be a good doctor in the 1990s: stand and deliver. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994;170:1724–1728.
Stanley F. Cerebral palsy: the courts catch up with sad realities. Med J Aust. 1994;161:236.
Stratton WT. Birth-related neurological injury compensation programs [published erratum appears in Kans Med. 1995 Spring;96:9]. Kans Med. 1994;95:266–267.
Sureau C. Ethical problems in gynaecology and obstetrics. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1992;44:27–30.
Symonds EM. Fetal monitoring: medical and legal implications for the practitioner. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1994;6:430–433.
Taylor DH Jr, Ricketts TCd, Berman JL, Kolimaga JT. One state’s response to the malpractice insurance crisis: North Carolina’s Rural Obstetrical Care Incentive Program. Public Health Rep. 1992;107:523–529.
Tussing AD, Wojtowycz MA. Malpractice, defensive medicine, and obstetric behavior. Med Care. 1997;35:172–191.
Vincent C. The causes of obstetric accidents. Nurs Times. 1991;87:56.
Walker R, Rollins L, Husain M, Kahler V, Powell W, Porta AM. Do obstetrical charts present a liability risk? Tex Med. 1991;87:82–86.
Wall EM. Family physicians performing obstetrics: is malpractice liability the only obstacle? J Am Board Fam Pract. 1992;5:440–444.
Watts RW, Marley JE, Beilby JJ, MacKinnon RP, Doughty S. Training, skills and approach to high-risk obstetrics in rural GP obstetricians. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 1997;37: 424–426.