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I first learned of George Annas as a medical student when browsing through the recent publications at my medical school library. At that time malpractice issues of informed consent and patient rights were frequently debated and not understood among my friends in medical and law school. Our discussions were passionate and, with my friends who are now attorneys, clearly adversarial. Reading George Annas at that time helped define the issues of the law. It also reinforced my opinion that unless you were a physician who handled these issues daily, you could not appreciate the problems posed by attorneys in the
Judging Medicine. Ann Intern Med. ;115:412. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-115-5-412_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;115(5):412.
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