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Discussing harm-causing errors with patients: an ethics primer for plastic surgeons.

Vercler CJ, Buchman SR, Chung KC. Discussing harm-causing errors with patients: an ethics primer for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2015;74(2):140-144. doi:10.1097/SAP.0000000000000217.

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June 11, 2014
Vercler CJ, Buchman SR, Chung KC. Ann Plast Surg. 2015;74(2):140-144.
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Vercler CJ, Buchman SR, Chung KC. Discussing harm-causing errors with patients: an ethics primer for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2015;74(2):140-144. doi:10.1097/SAP.0000000000000217.

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