There’s a nice roundup of MDs thoughts on defensive medicine over on the Kevin MD blog.
Our friends at Common Good keep serving up news bits from across the U.S. that show how legal fear is killing healthcare.
Thanks W for this Bushism delivered in DC while discussing medical liability reform: "And so I'm for medical liability at the federal level.” Now that, cowboy, is taking responsibility! Slate.com
Rangel MD asks if a doc has “the right to refuse to treat patients (non-emergency) who continue to smoke when that smoking may hinder their recovery or threaten the intended goal of the surgery?”
Let us know about more med-mal and liability quips.