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Comments and papers given in October 1978 at a Colloquium on Biomedical Ethics at the University of Western Ontario. Contents follow what is fast becoming a stock formula for such "interdisciplinary" conferences: sections on rights and moral decisions (with discussion of "legalism" and of the rights of the terminally ill); issues in genetics; the role of the physician; informed consent and paternalism; and professional responsibility. The point/counterpoint nature of the essays and their accompanying comments give this volume a slightly different slant.
Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:941. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-91-6-941_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(6):941.
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