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Hyperhidrosis pp 261-270 | Cite as

Ethical and Legal Aspects of the Management of Hyperhidrosis

  • Irimar de Paula Posso
  • Daniella Salazar Posso Costa
  • Fabiana Salazar Posso
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Abstract

When considering the ethical and legal principles that guide the treatment of hyperhidrosis, the physician must be technically and legally qualified to treat this disease and also knowledgeable on the Constitution, Civil, Criminal Consumer Protection, and Medical Ethics Codes in the aspects that apply to the treatment of this disease, as well as on the ethical and legal principles that guide the medical profession, based on the duality of obligation and responsibility.

Keywords

Hyperhidrosis Ethical responsibility Civil liability Criminal responsibility 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irimar de Paula Posso
    • 1
    • 2
  • Daniella Salazar Posso Costa
    • 3
  • Fabiana Salazar Posso
    • 4
  1. 1.Hospital Israelita Albert EinsteinSão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Study and training centerSchool of Medicine ABCSanto AndréBrazil
  3. 3.Posso Costa Associated LawyersSão PauloBrazil
  4. 4.Clinic RhinodermaSanto AndréSão PauloBrazil

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