Disclosure of medical errors involving gametes and embryos: an Ethics Committee opinion

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Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Abstract

Medical providers have an ethical duty to disclose clinically significant errors involving gametes and embryos as soon as they are discovered. Clinics also should have written policies in place for reducing and disclosing errors. This document was reviewed and affirmed in 2015 and replaces the earlier document of the same name (Fertil Steril 2011;96:1312–4).

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