Grateful Patients

May 31, 2013

Huguette Clark’s story raises important questions about grateful patient philanthropy in the context of ongoing clinical care. How should health care professionals conduct themselves in these situations?

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…And Elsewhere. The ACP and the FSMB have issued a policy statement on online medical professionalism. Can professional and personal spheres ever be fully disconnected?

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Pecked to death by ducks

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To Know or Not To Know

February 6, 2013

Would you want to know if you had a disease with no known cures?

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Reluctance to return results has less to do with questioning people’s ability to understand uncertain risk than the irresponsibility of giving out info that doctors and researchers don’t fully understand themselves

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