Health Care Analysis 9 (4):463-476 (2001)

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Roberta Ann Springer Loewy
University of California, Davis
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Bioethics and its offspring Health-care Ethics have a variety ofuses and obligations among which and perhaps most importantly istheir social obligation. This paper raises questions as toBioethics fulfilling the necessary criteria for a profession,suggests that it can serve as a link between individual andcommunal problems, discusses the task of health-care ethics as well as ways of teaching it, lists some of the obligationsof health-care ethics professionals and discusses the dangers to and failings of these health-care professionals today. Itconcludes that we are at a crossroads in which we must choosebetween our own personal security and comfort and fulfilling our social role
Keywords Bioethics  community  health-care ethics  obligations  profession  social responsibility
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DOI 10.1023/A:1013869021593
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Of Healthcare Professionals, Ethics, and Strikes.Erich H. Loewy - 2000 - Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 9 (4):513-520.

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