Don’t draw biased opinion in terms of health professional responsibilities, which may lead to false expectations in the assisted

Forensics endeavors to achieve equal and rigorous ethical and scientific commitment in any field its advice may be devised, avoiding manipulation and distortion of clinical, scientific and technical data , in the knowledge that advice remote from reality not only may develop useless tools in debates , but it can moreover trigger undesirable compensation mechanisms by the customer, ultimately encouraging health professionals o resort to defensive medicine even more.


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