TITLE

BC and Alberta crack down on cosmetic surgery prizes

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Deborah
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 11, p1334
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that physician regulatory bodies in British Columbia and Alberta are cracking down on plastic surgeons who promote their services by offering cosmetic surgery prices. Remarks of physician Peter Seland of the College of Physicians and Surgeons on British Columbia on the issue; Criticism of contest organizers on the college's opposition; Commendation of the Vancouver Women's Health Collective on the crackdown.
ACCESSION #
15060673

 

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