Réflexions sur la réforme de la responsabilité médicale au Québec

Discussions about medical responsibility, the extent of the « crisis » surrounding it, and the types of reforms that can be envisaged have become quite frequent in Quebec. But such thinking about the future of medical responsibility cannot be absolutely neutral and objective. The author suggests that the description of the crisis varies depending on one’s conception of the role of civil responsibility. The same can be said of the analysis of possible reforms. Quebec jurists are reluctant to change their institutions in the area of iatrogenic injuries because analysis of the situation takes place within an imposing epistemological framework that cannot be avoided.

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