TITLE

Is it about the patients?

PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/21/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7658, p1438
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on his experience as a surgeon in Great Britain. He discusses the legal aspects involved with meeting with a patient for follow-up care and insinuates that the medical administration is too complicated for patients. It is suggested that many medical practices are less concerned about patients than about liability issues. The National Health Service (NHS) is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
32984251

 

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