TITLE

Physician loses appeal of "zero tolerance" rule

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/1/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 5, p623
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal to dismiss an appeal made by Anil Mussani, a primary care physician who lost his license because he had a sexual relationship with one of his patient. Brief information on the relationship of Mussani with his patient; Argument raised by physician against the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions Act; Overview of the decision given by Justice Robert Blair.
ACCESSION #
16191411

 

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