Reasonably foreseeable postoperative infection: A claim in trespass and negligence involving a claim of lack of consent to a particular surgeon performing the operation

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This decision involved a claim in both trespass and negligence based on a claim that the patient did not consent to the particular surgeon performing the operation. In Tinnock v Murrumbidgee Local Health District (No 6) the patient, Mrs Tinnock, underwent surgery to repair an incisional hernia and the findings considered the scope of her consent
Original languageEnglish
JournalAustralian Health Law Bulletin
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


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