Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Participation by physicians in the execution of prisoners except to certify death is unethical.
Physicians must not conduct, participate in, monitor, or be present at interrogations....
Physicians must not be a party to and must speak out against torture....
Physicians have a responsibility to practice effective and efficient health care and to use health care resources responsibly. Parsimonious care that utilizes the most efficient means to effectively diagnose a condition and treat a patient respects the need to use resources wisely....
The In the Clinic® slide sets are owned and copyrighted by the American College of Physicians (ACP). All text, graphics, trademarks, and other intellectual property incorporated into the slide sets remain the sole and exclusive property of the ACP. The slide sets may be used only by the person who downloads or purchases them and only for the purpose of presenting them during not-for-profit educational activities. Users may incorporate the entire slide set or selected individual slides into their own teaching presentations but may not alter the content of the slides in any way or remove the ACP copyright notice. Users may make print copies for use as hand-outs for the audience the user is personally addressing but may not otherwise reproduce or distribute the slides by any means or media, including but not limited to sending them as e-mail attachments, posting them on Internet or Intranet sites, publishing them in meeting proceedings, or making them available for sale or distribution in any unauthorized form, without the express written permission of the ACP. Unauthorized use of the In the Clinic slide sets will constitute copyright infringement.
Emanuel EJ. Review of the American College of Physicians Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition. Ann Intern Med. 2012;156:56-57. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-1-201201030-00012
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(1_Part_1):56-57.
End-of-Life Care, Ethics.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2017 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use
This PDF is available to Subscribers Only