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Medical Care:
doi: 10.1097/MLR.0000000000000125
Point-Counter-Point

Health Care Unions Response: Fortifying Clinicians’ Patient Advocacy

Manthous, Constantine A. MD

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Abstract

In a previous article in this point-counter-point, I argued that work actions could be ethically problematic and undermine clinicians’ values and goals. I now respond to the elegant arguments made by Ash and colleagues, presenting additional measures that may be required—until health care unions (if ever) grow—to fortify protections for clinicians who advocate for patient safety and medical professionalism.

Copyright © 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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