A short medical textbook:-
"The Geriatrician in Court"
DR Geoffrey Phillips FRCP, of
Liverpool, has written The Geriatrician in Court, a guide book for Physicians
interested in embarking upon medico legal work.
Courts call upon expert witnesses from the medical field often, but there are
few, if any books written by qualified geriatricians in this context. In 2016
Doctor Geoffrey Phillips FRCP was selected by the prestigious Lawyer Monthly
magazine for an expert witness award in recognition of his specialist knowledge
and experience. Offering his years of experience and many real life examples
from his past cases, he has written a comprehensive guide to those who are
thinking about embarking on a career to become an independent medical
consultant, acting as an expert witness in court. Each aspect of the process is
explained thoroughly in an understandable and clear way, covering all the
typical concepts and problems encountered. Whether you're merely interested in
medico legal work or wondering if becoming a court expert witness is for you,
you will find this book an invaluable source of advice, encouragement, and
practical know how.
Geoff Phillips is a retired Liverpool Teaching Hospital Consultant Geriatrician
who for some 25 years was in increasing demand as a Medico legal Expert.
Throughout his career in medicine (and before) he observed life, and collected
an archive of stories reflecting pathos, humour, and the oddities of life
together with interesting facts. He used some of them to enhance student and
postgraduate teaching on his ward rounds and also when giving "after dinner
speeches." The book is drawn from that archive and adapted for the general
The Geriatrician in Court is published by Austin Macauley, please visit:-
AustinMacauley.com for more