The 'patient's physician one-step removed': the evolving roles of medical tourism facilitators.

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BACKGROUND Medical tourism involves patients travelling internationally to receive medical services. This practice raises a range of ethical issues, including potential harms to the patient's home and destination country and risks to the patient's own health. Medical tourists often engage the services of a facilitator who may book travel and accommodation… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jme.2011.042374

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