Are MDs at risk when they don't offer patients new medical technologies?

Silversides, Ann
June 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/13/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p1738
Academic Journal
Addresses the issue of new medical technologies, and whether physicians are at risk when they do not offer them to patients. Expectation by Canadians that their doctor will disclose all available treatments; How a mock trial assisted a decision at the Toronto Vascular Surgery Symposium; Opinions by various members, including Justice Ellen Macdonald of Ontario that the government and hospitals were not liable.


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