TITLE

Angels, doctors and public perceptions

AUTHOR(S)
Osmun, Ted
PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/14/99, Vol. 161 Issue 12, p1507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on medical mistakes and the public's view that there is divine guidance in the practice of medicine. How healing and mysticism have been intertwined for ages; How healing was the work of the church; Government introduction of legislation to reduce the hours worked by medical staff to reduce medical mistakes.
ACCESSION #
2606803

 

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