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A Closer Look (Informed Consent) #730695

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 12, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The ethics of the practice of doctors in training examining patients who are under anesthesia examined; details given of the debate at Harvard University over how forthcoming doctors should be with patients. [Surgery patient pediatrician Dr. Melvin STERN†- says he felt violated because he was used, not asked.] [People Against Non-consensual Exams Gabrielle LICHTERMAN†- says the exams are performed while you are unconscious.] [Study author Dr. Ari SILVER-ISENSTADT†- cites the paternalistic attitude.] [Harvard Medical School Dr. Hope RICCIOTTI†- says this training method should not be a secret.]

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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