Infected physicians: what are the ethical and legal standards?

L. O. Gostin

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The law addressing the area of physicians infected by blood-borne diseases is very new and sometimes vague. It remains important, though, to ask how patients can be protected from real risks without excluding competent and safe practitioners.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-11
Number of pages3
JournalThe Internist
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine


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