"Refusal to Treat" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Refusal of the health professional to initiate or continue treatment of a patient or group of patients. The refusal can be based on any reason. The concept is differentiated from PATIENT REFUSAL OF TREATMENT see TREATMENT REFUSAL which originates with the patient and not the health professional.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Refusal to Treat" by people in Profiles.
Donovan JL, Schroeder WS, Tran MT, Foster K, Forrest A, Lee TB, Gandhi PJ. Assessment of eptifibatide dosing in renal impairment before and after in-service education provided by pharmacists. J Manag Care Pharm. 2007 Sep; 13(7):598-606.
Friedmann PD, Lemon SC, Stein MD, D'Aunno TA. Accessibility of addiction treatment: results from a national survey of outpatient substance abuse treatment organizations. Health Serv Res. 2003 Jun; 38(3):887-903.