Survey shows that at least some physicians are not always open or honest with patients.

@article{Iezzoni2012SurveyST,
  title={Survey shows that at least some physicians are not always open or honest with patients.},
  author={Lisa I. Iezzoni and Sowmya R. Rao and Catherine M. DesRoches and Christine S Vogeli and Eric G. Campbell},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={383-91}
}
The Charter on Medical Professionalism, endorsed by more than 100 professional groups worldwide and the US Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, requires openness and honesty in physicians' communication with patients. We present data from a 2009 survey of 1,891 practicing physicians nationwide assessing how widely physicians endorse and follow these principles in communicating with patients. The vast majority of physicians completely agreed that physicians should fully inform… CONTINUE READING

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