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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-26-10 01:35 PM
Response to Reply #58
104. I think she already did
"The episode, which led to a recent federal court ruling that Chaney's civil rights had been violated, has brought to light a little known consequence of the patients' rights movement that swept the nation's health care system over the last two decades."

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"Courts have held that patients can refuse to be treated by a caregiver of the opposite sex, citing privacy issues. But the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, ruling in Chaney's case last month, said applying that accommodation to race goes too far. "
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