Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
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
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(1_Part_1):56-57.
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....
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