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Man refuses to be operated on after discovering anaesthetist is a woman
 

Man refuses to be operated on after discovering anaesthetist is a woman

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Moments before his surgery, an elderly man in Savona refused to be operated on when he discovered the anaesthetist on shift was a woman.
 
www.telegraph.co.uk
 
21 Jul 2017 - General
 
Norrashida Abdul Aziz Thank you for sharing this topic. It is peculiar that a person would refuse treatment because of a doctor's gender. It is a good topic to discuss medical ethics. I do not condone sexists but healthcare providers (HCPs) should respect every patient's preferences. In this case, the doctor was ethically sound in letting the patient walk away as one cannot coerce a patient to undergo tr...
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