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Ethical Elisions

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199856268
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199950560 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0008
Ethical Elisions

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This chapter presents and discusses topics that hardly find mention in the ayurvedic classics, but that are now considered core issues in medical ethics: violence in medicine, abortion, contraception, euthanasia, and also the question of medical error and the related issues of responsibility and accountability.

Keywords: violence in medicine; abortion; contraception; euthanasia; medical error; accountability; responsibility

Chapter.  2141 words. 

Subjects: Hinduism

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