Patient-centered Health Law and Ethics

  title={Patient-centered Health Law and Ethics},
  author={Lois Shepherd and Mark A. Hall},
When Eric Cassell’s grandmother saw a specialist in New York City in the 1930s about a melanoma on her face, she asked the physician a question during her visit. The physician slapped her face and said, “I ask the questions here. I’ll do the talking!” Cassell, relating the story in 1985, wrote, “Can you imagine such an event occurring today? Melanomas may… CONTINUE READING