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The High Court's lost chance in medical negligence: Tabet v Gett (2010) 240 CLR 537

Faunce, Thomas; McEwan, Alexandra


In 2010 the High Court of Australia in Tabet v Gett (2010) 240 CLR 537 determined an appeal in a medical negligence case concerning a six-year-old girl who had presented to a major paediatric hospital with symptoms over several weeks of headaches and vomiting after a recent history of chicken pox. The differential diagnosis was varicella, meningitis or encephalitis and two days later, after she deteriorated neurologically, she received a lumbar puncture. Three days later she suffered a seizure...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Law and Medicine


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