This paper looks at a personal experience of threatened legal action when a patient read that IUD usage was contraindicated in cases of cervical pre-cancer. Important medico-legal issues are raised, and the author asks how much time is spent watching our backs rather than caring for patients?
- cervical pre-cancer
- medico-legal practice
- Accepted November 14, 2000.
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