SAMUEL ENOCH STUMPF, PH.D.
STUMPF S.; Some Moral Dimensions of Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:460-470. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-2-460
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1966;64(2):460-470.
Modern medicine has provoked some serious moral questions, not through malignant perversity but because of the enormous momentum medical science has gained in the past few decades. I suppose that no one is more aware of these problems than the physician himself. Throughout its long history, medicine has shown a sensitivity to the moral dimension of its practices. But what is different today is that in a special way medicine has become everybody's business; almost everyone is concerned about the actions of medical scientists. And this increased interest is due to the spectacular successes achieved by modern medicine, successes that
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