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....
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Emanuel EJ. Review of the American College of Physicians Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition. Ann Intern Med. ;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.
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