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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages153
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Open LibraryOL7389109M
ISBN 100195134559
ISBN 109780195134551

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Short history of medical ethics. New York: Oxford University press, (OCoLC) Online version: Jonsen, Albert R. Short history of medical ethics. New York: Oxford University press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Jonsen Get this from a library! A short history of medical ethics. [Albert R Jonsen] -- This survey of the origins and development of medical ethics, ranges from the Hippocratic medicine of ancient Greece through the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Enlightenment in Europe to the long The book begins with the Hippocratic medicine of ancient Greece, moves through the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Enlightenment in Europe, and the long history of Indian 7nd Chinese medicine, ending as the problems raised modern medical science and technology challenge the settled ethics A Short History of Medical Ethics. Albert R. Jonsen A Short History of Medical Ethics Albert R. Jonsen A physician says, "I have an ethical obligation never to cause the death of a patient," another responds, "My ethical obligation is to relieve pain even if the patient dies." The

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