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ERIC Number: EJ183648
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Publication Date: 1978
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Ethical Dilemmas in Medicine: Who Should Decide?
Gorovitz, Samuel
Phi Kappa Phi Journal, 58, 2, 3-8, Spr 78
Physicians are in positions to make decisions on which lives depend. The question of who should be making decisions concerning medical research and practice is a moral issue. The problems of medical ethics concern such concepts as autonomy, burden of proof, coercion, informed consent, paternalism, and diminished capacity. (SW)
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