Ethical theory and epidemiology.

  title={Ethical theory and epidemiology.},
  author={Tom L. Beauchamp},
  journal={Journal of clinical epidemiology},
  volume={44 Suppl 1},
The stream of ethics questions that arise in science seems endless. These questions concern how one determines responsibilities, rights, obligations, policies, and the like. But neither a "code of ethics" nor customary practice-standards may adequately justify a moral belief. An ethical theory is sometimes necessary to make progress on our moral problems… CONTINUE READING