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Polk Jr., Hiram C.; Flum, David R.; Goldfarb, Michael A.
November 2006
American Surgeon;Nov2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, preceding p1
Academic Journal
The article focuses on issues facing surgical specialists in the U.S. It states that surgeons today are facing low fees and complex issues of professional liability. It argues that surgery should adopt guidelines and standards for the betterment of patients. It emphasizes the importance for surgeons to support patient safety and quality care.


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