Winnipeg inquest recommendation could leave young MDs in lurch, expert warns.

  • Barbara Sibbald
  • Published 2001 in
    CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
A long-awaited report into the deaths of 12 infant cardiac patients in Winnipeg recommends new standards for disclosure for informed consent that could set a legal precedent. The 516-page report (www.pediatric cardiacinquest.mb.ca) found that in most of the cases parents had not been given enough information — particularly about the surgeon’s relative… CONTINUE READING