Corresponding Author: Prof George Gregory Buttigieg, KM, MD, PhD, LRCP (Eng.), MRCS (Lond.), Dip. FP, MA (melit.), FRCOG, FRCPI, FRCP (Ed.) ORCID ID Address: Visiting Senior Lecturer, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, University of Malta, Europe. Received date: 13 September 2020; Accepted date: 26 September 2020; Published date: 03 October 2020
Citation: Buttigieg GG, Stafrace KM. Medicine, Court and Logical Sense. Asp J Pediatrics Child Health. 2020 Oct 03;2(3):56-57.
In teaching the rudiments of the 1957 Bolam test as ‘reined’ in by the Bolitho principle, it is invariable for at least one student to ask “is it not obvious that explanations must make logical sense to the Court?” Which invariably raises the point in my mind, “The question should be: The Bolitho principle demands that Bolam oriented statements makes logical sense to whom? Is it to the Court? Is it to any independent observer?”