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American College of Physicians Ethics Manual: sixth edition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22213573     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Medicine, law, and social values are not static. Reexamining the ethical tenets of medicine and their application in new circumstances is a necessary exercise. The sixth edition of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Ethics Manual covers emerging issues in medical ethics and revisits older ones that are still very pertinent. It reflects on many of the ethical tensions in medicine and attempts to shed light on how existing principles extend to emerging concerns. In addition, by reiterating ethical principles that have provided guidance in resolving past ethical problems, the Manual may help physicians avert future problems. The Manual is not a substitute for the experience and integrity of individual physicians, but it may serve as a reminder of the shared duties of the medical profession.
Lois Snyder;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of internal medicine     Volume:  156     ISSN:  1539-3704     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-03     Completed Date:  2012-04-04     Revised Date:  2013-06-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372351     Medline TA:  Ann Intern Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  73-104     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biomedical Research / ethics
Ethics, Medical*
Interprofessional Relations / ethics
Manuals as Topic*
Patient Care / ethics*
Physician-Patient Relations
Social Responsibility
Terminal Care / ethics
United States
Rebecca Andrews / ; Clifton R Cleaveland / ; Charles Cutler / ; Serle M Epstein / ; David A Fleming / ; Angela C Johnson / ; Edwin P Maynard / ; David W Potts / ; William A Reynolds / ; James R Webster / ; Steven E Weinberger / ; Michael S Barr / ; Eileen M D'Amico / ; Carol R Dembe / ; Sheryl Mitnick / ; Lois Snyder /

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