Gifts with multiple edges
The giving of gifts is an ancient and ubiquitous human activity. However, when a patient gives the gift to her/his doctor, ethical considerations may arise. The author begins the article with the story of an elderly man who walks into the emergency department of a hospital in severe pain. The doctor on call treats him, promptly and kindly. A few days later the patient gives the doctor an expensive bottle of champagne.
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