Theoretical aids in teaching medical ethics.

@article{Kottow1999TheoreticalAI,
  title={Theoretical aids in teaching medical ethics.},
  author={Michael H. Kottow},
  journal={Medicine, health care, and philosophy},
  year={1999},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={225-9}
}
Medical ethics could be better understood if some basic theoretical aspects of practices in health care are analysed. By discussing the underlying ethical principles that govern medical practice, the student should also become familiar with the notion that medical ethics is much more than the external application of socially accepted moral standards. Professions in general and medicine in particular have internal values that command their moral virtuosity at the same time as their technical… CONTINUE READING

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