American College of Physicians Ethics Manual

@article{Sulmasy2019AmericanCO,
  title={American College of Physicians Ethics Manual},
  author={Lois Snyder Sulmasy and Thomas A. Bledsoe},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2019},
  volume={170},
  pages={S1-S32}
}
  • L. Sulmasy, T. Bledsoe
  • Published 15 January 2019
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
The secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient. Francis Weld Peabody (1) Some aspects of medicine, such as the patientphysician relationship, are fundamental and timeless. Medicine, however, does not stand stillit evolves. Physicians must be prepared to deal with relevant changes and reaffirm what is fundamental. This seventh edition of the Ethics Manual examines emerging issues in medical ethics and professionalism and revisits older issues that are still very pertinent… 
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