By Nuala Kenny, Wayne Shelton
"The Advances in Bioethics" sequence is dedicated to publishing collections of unique papers and multi-authored volumes that boost the sector of bioethics both by way of exploring new parts, or by means of taking new techniques to standard parts. even if the sequence is released in English, its scope is overseas, and manuscripts are welcome from authors in the course of the international. This quantity adopts a extra own view of bioethics through reading the medical professional. It discusses personality formation, ethics, specialist personality, and different thoughts and addresses the interpersonal points of physicians in addition to the significance of personality.
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When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived on the county medical institution emergency room in Merced, California, a series of occasions used to be set in movement from which neither she nor her mom and dad nor her medical professionals might ever get well. Lia's mom and dad, Foua and Nao Kao, have been a part of a wide Hmong group in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run "Quiet War" in Laos. The Hmong, ordinarily a close-knit and fiercely humans, were much less amenable to assimilation than such a lot immigrants, adhering steadfastly to the rituals and ideology in their ancestors. Lia's pediatricians, Neil Ernst and his spouse, Peggy Philip, cleaved simply as strongly to a different culture: that of Western drugs. whilst Lia Lee Entered the yank scientific process, clinically determined as an epileptic, her tale turned a sad case background of cultural miscommunication.
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The complete works of Aristotle. The revised Oxford Translation (Vol. II), The Nichomachean Ethics. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. (All citations from Aristotle from this source, pp. ) This page is left intentionally blank 16 CHAPTER 2 THE ETHICAL CONCEPT OF MEDICINE AS A PROFESSION: ITS ORIGINS IN MODERN MEDICAL ETHICS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PHYSICIANS Laurence B. McCullough ABSTRACT Professional formation and evaluation in medical education lacks a reliable conceptual foundation.
In effect, Bacon called for medicine to become evidence-based, a call that medicine is now answering five centuries after it was issued. Before Gregory physicians routinely used the word ‘profession’ to describe themselves. They used this word in a self-interested way, to distinguish themselves from practitioners who had not attended a university and received a ‘‘regular’’ education (a dubious claim on its face, given the absence of a stable medical curriculum) and that their competitors – surgeons, apothecaries, and ‘‘irregular’’ practitioners – had not done so and were therefore inferior practitioners.
Lost Virtue: Professional Character Development in Medical Education, Volume 10 (Advances in Bioethics) by Nuala Kenny, Wayne Shelton