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A Short History of Medical Ethics

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A physician says, "I have an ethical obligation never to cause the death of a patient," another responds, "My ethical obligation is to relieve pain even if the patient dies." The current argument over the role of physicians in assisting patients to die constantly refers to the ethical duties of the profession. References to the Hippocratic Oath are often heard. Many modern ...more
Hardcover, 168 pages
Published September 30th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA
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