"It is important to note that doctors—those theoretically with the most knowledge of such things— never mandate treatment," she writes. Instead, they advise patients about benefits and risks, making sure that patients understand that risks are never completely known.
Hieb urges her hospital to "choose a principled stance, acting as a leader in this issue, not as a collaborator in an ill-conceived, scientifically unsound, and potentially harmful program."
The Journal is an official publication of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), a national organization representing physicians in all specialties, which was founded in 1943.
SOURCE Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)