Clinical Ethics: Due Care and the Principle of Nonmaleficence (Paperback)Robert M. Timko
Paperback Published: 01/09/2001
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In Clinical Ethics, Robert Timko argues that the moral dilemmas of clinical medical practice can best be resolved within a framework of prima facie duties, and that the most stringent duty is that of nonmaleficence. Timko shows that respect for individual autonomy and the principle of beneficence are inadequate for the moral practice of medicine since simple adherence to either principle may be insufficient for the provision of 'due care.'
Publisher: University Press of America