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Global Journal of Endocrinological Metabolism

Modern Endocrinology and the Law
  • Open or Close Buttigieg George G*

    Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Malta, Malta

    *Corresponding author: George GB, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Malta, Malta, Email: george.g.buttigieg@um.edu.mt

Submission: September 18, 2017; Published: November 13, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/GJEM.2017.01.000509

ISSN 2637-8019
Volume1 Issue2

Abstract

The vast, specialised, sub-specialised and super sub-specialised categories of the discipline of Endocrinology are undergoing vast and rapid clinical applications based on stratospheric underlying scientific addenda. It is indeed difficult to maintain a paripassu balance between scientific discovery, ethical clearance of clinical application and dissemination of such knowledge in a clear and methodical fashion. The end point of the argument is that a clinician’s practice needs both to learn and assimilate rapidly increasing new practice changing knowledge in the daily management of a patient, and act as “gatekeeper” both regarding the patient’s best interests as well as any potential medico-legal fall-off.

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