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Codes of Medical Ethics

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Codes serve to regulate and set standards for professionals to follow, and informs society of the conduct expected of professionals [1]. The term medical ethics was not coined till 1803 when Thomas Percival wrote his eponymous book [2, 3], however the foundation of medical morality, informed by culture, philosophy and religion, was laid by oaths and treatise in the premodern era. It is therefore not unreasonable to speak of a long tradition of medical ethics prevailing in many places ove...

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University of Oxford
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ContEd
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Continuing Education
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
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Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Encyclopedia of Islamic Bioethics
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2017-01-01
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2017-12-19

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