More provinces protecting MDs who practise alternative medicine

Silversides, Ann
February 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/5/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 3, p367
Academic Journal
Reports that several Canadian provinces have passed legislation protecting physicians who practice alternative medicine from disciplinary action solely because they offer alternative therapies. Initial objections of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario to the legislation; Requirement that an alternative therapy be proven dangerous in order to prosecute; Registration of doctors practising alternative therapy who have proof of proper training and education.


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