TITLE

Backlash against nonconventional therapy guidelines

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, p1669
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Non-Allopathic Therapies in Medical Practice draft guidelines by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). It states that professional ethics and patient safety may be compromised by the proposal which guide physicians on how they should incorporate and acknowledge alternative therapies in their medical practices. It says that it would compel doctors to propose both non-allopathic and allopathic choices that are clinically appropriate or indicated.
ACCESSION #
67098147

 

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