Papers of The 4th Japan Scar Workshop

27. Legal problems with the treatment of scars and keloids focused on Public Law

Tomoyuki Hisa1,2,3, Hironobu Yanagie1, Masazumi Eriguchi1,5
1:The University of Tokyo Hospital Cooperative Unit of Medicine and Engineering Research, Tokyo, Japan
2:Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan
3:Medical Center East, Tokyo Women’s Medical University
4:The Open University of Japan
5:Shin-Yamanote Hospital, Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association

Recently, the Japanese doctor-patient relationship has become more sophisticated. Accordingly, the number of legal cases is also increasing. Therefore, doctors should acquire appropriate knowledge of the Japanese law. In this paper, we discuss compensation not only through civil law but also through public law.
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