Alejando Goic

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The ALANAM (Association of Latin American National Academies of Medicine) statement on public health policy, issued following its 19th Congress, held October 28–30, 2010, in Santiago, Chile, declares that cardiovascular diseases, cancer, accidents and violence are the leading causes of death in the region, while in several of its member nations, emergent(More)
The impact of Hippocratic Oath on medical practice is universally recognized. However, some physicians raise questions about its validity and few medical schools use it in graduation ceremonies. It is postulated that this oath does not harmonize with present bioethical concepts and that the principles of beneficence, lack of harm, autonomy and justice,(More)
In the last two decades, important changes in medical training and care have occurred in Chile. The number of medical schools has been doubled, exceeding the national availability of professors and qualified training fields. The quality assessment and accreditation of medical training and care is insufficient in Chile. A National Autonomous Corporation of(More)
  • Alejando Goic
  • Boletín de la Oficina Sanitaria Panamericana…
  • 1993
It has been suggested that the Hippocratic oath is no longer relevant in the context of modern morals and current medical practice and that it continues to be administered simply out of blind adherence to tradition. Such judgments may be the result of too superficial an analysis of the oath. The substance of the oath is its ethical content, while the style(More)
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