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Paediatric expert witness
Article first published online: 29 MAR 2013
© 2013 The Author. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health © 2013 Paediatrics and Child Health Division (Royal Australasian College of Physicians)
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health
Volume 49, Issue 8, pages 611–613, August 2013
How to Cite
Johnson, S. L. (2013), Paediatric expert witness. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 49: 611–613. doi: 10.1111/jpc.12168
- Issue published online: 29 JUL 2013
- Article first published online: 29 MAR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 2 OCT 2012
- expert witness;
- legal system;
- unbiased opinion
Paediatricians may be asked to provide expert opinion in paediatric cases that come under legal consideration. This article provides suggestions to assist paediatricians in this role and emphasises their duty to the court when giving expert opinion.