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Good surgical practice 

Good surgical practice
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Good surgical practice
Author(s):

Greg McLatchie

and Neil Borley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199699476.003.0001
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date: 30 May 2020

Duties of a doctor 2

Communication skills 4

Evidence-based surgery 6

Critical appraisal 10

Audit 12

Consent 14

Death 16

End-of-life issues 18

Clinical governance 20

The General Medical Council (GMC) lists the duties of a doctor in its document Good medical practice.1 The duties can be thought of under three headings (the 3 Cs): competency, communication, correctness (or probity)....

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