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Twenty-five presentations made during a philosophy and medicine symposium in 1978 in Farmington, Connecticut, are in this fascinating book. Physicians, attorneys, teachers, philosophers, political scientists, and others contribute to a stream of thought and concept that the title of the book obscures. This book is really concerned with change in medicine, and portions of the perimeter of that ever-changing mass of knowledge, skill, and appreciation that is medicine. Opinions on patients' rights, federal regulation of biomedical research, rights of child-patients, and the morality of involuntary hospitalization are included (among many others).
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The Law-Medicine Relation: A Philosophical Exploration.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:661–662. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-5-661_4
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(5):661-662.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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