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n South African Medical Journal - Medicine and the law : medical ethics and the payment of fees before treatment : forum

Volume 101, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
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Abstract

Whether it is ethically acceptable for doctors to require payment of fees before treatment depends on interpretation of the ethical rules of the profession, the circumstances of the doctor-patient relationship, the urgency of the patient's need for treatment, and whether refusal to treat before payment represents abandonment of a patient.

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2011-11-01
2016-12-09

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