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  1. Terminating the physician-patient relationship.

    Article - En anglais

    BACKGROUND

    This continues our series of articles addressing the many medicolegal aspects that impact the practice of dermatology.

    Because the physician-patient relationship is the cornerstone of every medical malpractice action, the proper termination of that relationship is very important.

    METHODS

    A format of an initial discussion of legal concepts followed by hypotheticals and a review of actual cases was chosen to enhance interactive learning.

    The subject matter is based on a review of medicolegal literature and actual recorded case law.

    RESULTS

    Once a physician-patient relationship has been established, improper termination of that relationship may constitute abandonment.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Relation médecin malade, Dermatologie, Spécialité médicale, Pratique professionnelle, Coping, Article synthèse, Législation

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician patient relation, Dermatology, Medical specialty, Professional practice, Coping, Review, Legislation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0289879

    Code Inist : 002B18I12. Création : 199406.