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Who’s to blame?

Sep 14, 2014, 09:30 AM
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  • By John SM Leung on 08 February 2015 08:04

    I think we have to define the limitations of a doctor, and make this clear to the patients from the very beginning.

    No doctor is perfect, no matter how experienced and learned; no investigation is fool-proof no matter how sophisticated and expensive. Every doctor must make it clear to each patient that he is not almighty and medical science is not an exact science. If the patient's expectation is limitless and would settle for nothing less than 100% perfection, then the doctor-patient relationship becomes a minefield and it is far safer to have it terminated.

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