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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 9  |  Page : 158-159

Defensive medicine - Now advocated by medical texts

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  1. The rising threat of medicolegal problems is forcing doctors to resort to defensive medicine, an open secret. Now even medical texts are advocating similar action. In this case, the court has referred to Mercer's Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma, wherein under the Chapter "Amputation...

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