Ethical obligation of surgeons to noncompliant patients: can a surgeon refuse to operate on an intravenous drug-abusing patient with recurrent aortic valve prosthesis infection?


ardiothoracic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas; Department of Surgery and ivision Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami-Dade ounty Attorney’s Office, Kaplan University, School of Criminal Justice Online Program at Kaplan, Miami, Florida; and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2009.03.088


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