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Few, if any, areas of law have burgeoned with so much drama and controversy in the past 2 decades as had legal medicine. Physicians and other health care professionals have found themselves enmeshed in a myriad of legal and administrative complications, despite well-intentioned efforts to simply pursue the care of their patients in a diligent and private manner. As a result of numerous legal developments, manifested by court decisions, federal and state laws, and administrative edicts, hospitals and health care providers have been forced to acquire an increased awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities. It is axiomatic that the
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The Rights of Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals: A Health Law Primer.. Ann Intern Med. 1982;96:540–541. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-4-540_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(4):540-541.
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