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70 year old Singaporean woman awarded $50k in negligence suit involving TCM
 

70 year old Singaporean woman awarded $50k in negligence suit involving TCM

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Madam Chow See Mui, an elderly housewife, suffered third-degree burns on both legs after a moxibustion treatment at a traditional Chinese medicine clinic went horribly wrong.
 
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20 Oct 2016 - General
 
There was no mention of informed consent in the article. I was wondering these specialist also engage in standard ethical practice wherein patients are informed of all possible complications. Any procedure, no matter how simple it may seem have potential complications. I am certain that she is not the first patient who sustained burns from this form of treatment. On a technical note, I perhaps her burns are second-degree rather than third degree, because she complained of sever pain and her woun...
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