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An Ethical Wrinkle on the Face of Therapy Claims

Padgett, Barry L. PhD; Haas, Thomas MD, MBA

Section Editor(s): Davis, Susan H. EdD, RN, CPSN


Barry L. Padgett, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY.

Thomas Haas, MD, MBA, has a private plastic surgery practice in Louisville, KY.

Address correspondence to Barry L. Padgett, PhD, Bellarmine University, 2001 Newburg Road, Louisville, KY 40205.

The Ethics department features patient or professional issues that are complex because of their ethical components. Contributions to this department should be submitted to the Department Editor, Susan H. Davis, EdD, RN, CPSN, at

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