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Ethics, intimate examinations and tomorrow’s doctors

Ethics, intimate examinations and tomorrow’s doctors
Ethics, intimate examinations and tomorrow’s doctors
The teaching of vaginal and rectal examinations poses ethical problems for students and educators, and guidelines exist to protect patients from unethical practice. Yvette Coldicott and colleagues report an exploratory survey, whose findings suggest that best practice is not always followed and that in many cases consent has not been given for procedures
gynaecology, ethics, examinations
0959-8138
97-101
Coldicott, Y.
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Pope, C.
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Roberts, C.
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Coldicott, Y.
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Pope, C.
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Roberts, C.
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Coldicott, Y., Pope, C. and Roberts, C. (2003) Ethics, intimate examinations and tomorrow’s doctors. BMJ, 326, 97-101.

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The teaching of vaginal and rectal examinations poses ethical problems for students and educators, and guidelines exist to protect patients from unethical practice. Yvette Coldicott and colleagues report an exploratory survey, whose findings suggest that best practice is not always followed and that in many cases consent has not been given for procedures

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Published date: 2003
Keywords: gynaecology, ethics, examinations

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Local EPrints ID: 11106
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/11106
ISSN: 0959-8138
PURE UUID: 42e2a212-34bd-49f5-8dc2-63a559d6f5dc

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Date deposited: 27 Oct 2004
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 17:04

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