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Originally published in 1979, this classic in medical ethics circles has been updated in 1983 and again in 1989. A broad overview of moral, ethical, and philosophical theories is presented before a lengthy presentation on four ethical principles: autonomy, nonmalevolence, beneficence, and justice. In addition, chapters on professional-patient relationships, and ideals, virtues, and conscientiousness are provided. The last part of the book gives case studies.
Principles of Biomedical Ethics.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:827. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-827_5
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