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1. Editor’s Note: Understanding Medical Liability—Mark A. Peterson
2. Defensive Medicine and Tort Reform: New Evidence in an Old Bottle—Randall R. Bovbjerg, Lisa C. Dubay, Genevieve M. Kenney, and Stephen A. Norton
3. The Quinlan Case Revisited—Joel Frader
4. Books Received
5. News and Notes—David Warren
6. News from Affiliated Organizations
8. Measuring Defensive Medicine Using Clinical Scenario Surveys—David Klingman, Judith L. Wagner, Philip T. Polishuk, Leah Wolfe, Jacqueline A. Corrigan, A. Russell Localio, and Jeremy Sugarman
9. Physicians’ Personal Malpractice Experiences Are Not Related to Defensive Clinical Practices—Peter A. Glassman, John E. Rolph, Laura P. Petersen, Melissa A. Bradley, and Richard L. Kravitz
10. The Use of Low-Osmolar Contrast Agents: Technological Change and Defensive Medicine—Peter D. Jacobson and C. John Rosenquist
11. Medical Practice Guidelines in Malpractice Litigation: An Early Retrospective—Andrew L. Hyams, David W. Shapiro, and Troyen A. Brennan
12. Medical Malpractice in Michigan: An Economic Analysis—Stephen J. Spurr and Walter O. Simmons
13. The Quinlan Case Revisited: A History of the Cultural Politics of Medicine and the Law—M. L. Tina Stevens
14. Risk, Science, and Politics: Regulating Toxic Substances in Canada and the United States—Barry G. Rabe
15. Managing Medical Staff Change through Bylaws and Other Strategies—Amy L. Woodhall
16. HMOs and the Elderly—John Capitman
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