November 2006
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 11, p2521
Academic Journal
A lecture delivered to the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) about how orthopaedic surgeons should respond to gifts that are given to them is presented. It is very common for surgeons to receive gifts from patients, junior resident surgeons, or pharmaceutical companies. These gifts are usually accepted without much thought, but they come with obligations, and can easily be construed as bribes.


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