Subtle influences on decision-making in medical practice

Authors

  • Chris Ellis

Abstract

There are many external influences, beyond the direct medical diagnosis of an illness, that affect how we manage patients in medical practice. Take for instance, the effect of receiving a gift from a patient, which ethically is discouraged but is sometimes unavoidable.

Author Biography

Chris Ellis

Family Physician, South Africa

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Published

2024-04-12

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Reflections