Medical restraining orders?

October 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/27/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 9, pE207
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the closures and reductions in hours of operation of emergency department of several rural areas in Nova Scotia. It mentions that the initiative is through t he request of the Cumberland Health Authority who also encourages residents not to accost physicians in stores, offices and even in the streets. Cumberland Health Authority spokesperson Ann Keddy says the admonition was stimulated by a concern of a physician who was physically threatened in a grocery store.


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