TITLE

ETHICAL MOMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Asai, Rickland G.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Oct2006, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p1446
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the ethical obligation of a dentist in handling after-hours calls from patients of other dentists in his community. The inability of the patient to reach his/her dentist by telephone is the primary reason for calling on another dentist. The responsibility of dentists to provide emergency care arrangements for his patients when he is out-of-town is stated in the American Dental Association's Principles of Ethics and Code of Professional Conduct.
ACCESSION #
22857816

 

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