As the rage of Internet blogging spreads across professions, doctors' observations and opinions about patientssome expressed in graphic detailare now ending up on the Web for all to see.
Hundreds of doctors across the country are writing Internet diaries that sometimes include harsh judgments of patients, coarse observations and distinct details of some cases.
Critics say the blogs cross into an ethical gray area and threaten patient privacy while posing liability risks for health workers and their employers.
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