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Unformatted text preview: the doctor of course, but if the patient had the knowledge and experience of the doctor then they wouldn’t need the doctor in the first place and the patient could self-medicate. Primarily, the best treatment option should be at the physician’s 3. I would encourage women to sue their physicians if they were prescribed HRT without being completely aware of the severe consequences that often accompany HRT. If the women understood the risks of HRT and after the therapy experienced some of the negative side effects I don’t think it would be very ethical of them to sue their physician. However, a patient can never consent or sign away their right to sue. Therefore, from a legal standpoint, I would definitely encourage a client with a strong case to pursue monetary gains from their situation....
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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2008 for the course BI SC 004 taught by Professor Mitchellameliav during the Fall '08 term at Penn State.
- Fall '08