Dealing with violence in primary care

Iris Shoshani Helvitz, Yoram Singer

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    Abstract

    This case report discusses how the family doctor and the clinic staff deal with a violent mistrusting patient. Are doctors obliged to treat violent patients? What are the limits of such treatment relationship? What might be their implications? The debate relates to ethical guidelines and initial reports about termination of treatment relations initiated by family doctors in southern Israel.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)312-314, 368
    JournalHarefuah
    Volume153
    Issue number6
    StatePublished - 1 Jun 2014

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine (all)

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