Ethics Talk: Does Normalization of Turfing Explain Why There’s No Recent Literature on It?


Dr Catherine V. Caldicott joins Ethics Talk to discuss why turfing, despite being such a common, troublesome ethical issue, receives such little attention in the literature, how clinicians can ensure appropriate and safe transfers of care, and what health professions students and trainees can do to confront turfing when they see it. 

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Catherine V. Caldicott, MD, is an internist and medical director for PBI Education.  

Recorded September 6, 2023.


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Interviewee disclosed no conflicts of interest.

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