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Sometimes as doctors we have encountered similar situations in which
we are helpless because of the inability to prescribe an effective drug
due to it's cost and the financial situation of the patients and
relatives.So we are forced to hide certain information regarding further
management of the patient.Will this question the professional code of
ethics and the humanity of doctors
No competing interests
07 November 2005
Jeevan P Marasinghe
3-Premature Baby Unit,De Zoyza hospital for women ,Colombo,Sri Lanka.