Legal and Ethical Challenges, Part 1: General Population.


Several federal and state laws and regulations, as well as ethical medical principles, govern the emergency clinician's practice of care. Although some common legal-medical and ethical principles are shared with other medical specialties, emergency medicine and emergency psychiatry have unique legal and ethical challenges. This article presents and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.psc.2017.05.003


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@article{Ostermeyer2017LegalAE, title={Legal and Ethical Challenges, Part 1: General Population.}, author={Britta Ostermeyer and Anim N Shoaib and Swapna N Deshpande}, journal={The Psychiatric clinics of North America}, year={2017}, volume={40 3}, pages={541-553} }