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While doctors and nurses have an ethical duty to treat all patients, they are not immune to feelings of dread when it comes to patients who are hateful or belligerent. A well-known article from the 1970s spoke to this. Sally Elford/Getty Images hide caption

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Medical residents training to be OB-GYNs in Texas don't have many places where they can learn how to perform abortions. Carrie Feibel/Houston Public Media hide caption

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Can Doctors Learn To Perform Abortions Without Doing One?

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At a CDC training session for clinicians headed to West Africa, a medical worker practices sanitizing hands after drawing blood from a mannequin portraying an Ebola patient. Brynn Anderson/AP hide caption

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A simulated patient at the University of Malaya makes use of different materials to mimic the look and feel of human tissue. /Courtesy of Vicknes Waran hide caption

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/Courtesy of Vicknes Waran