Introduction. -- Legal Aspects of Health Care: I. Legal Process and Precepts. II. Regulation of Medical Practice. III. Professional Medical Liability. -- Medical-Legal and Ethical Encounters: I. Physicians and Patients. II. Ethical-Legal Issues in Medicine. III. Care of Special Patients. IV. Forensic Science and Medicine. -- Legislative and Business Aspects of Medicine: I. Medical Practice Finance and Management. II. Health Care Industry. -- Glossary: Selected Health Care and Legal Terminology.