Chapter 4. The Professional Responsibilities of Medicine

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Rosamond Rhodes

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch4

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

Rhodes, R. (2007) The Professional Responsibilities of Medicine, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • medical ethics;
  • professionalism;
  • morality;
  • bioethics;
  • hippocrates

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • The Distinctiveness of the Ethics of Medicine

  • The Distinctive Ethics of Medicine

  • The Priority of Professional Ethics over Personal Morality

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References