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Peer physical examination: time to revisit?

John E Marley
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (6): 342-343.
Published online: 16 March 2009

To the Editor: The article by Outram and Nair on peer physical examination1 misses the point that consent by medical students for physical examination by their peers can never be freely given. It always contains elements of coercion.

  • John E Marley

  • Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD.

Correspondence: j.marley@uq.edu.au

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