The Ambiguous Effects of Tort Law on Bioethics: The Case of Doctor-Patient Communication
Davis, Dena S
The Journal of clinical ethics 2010 Fall; 21(3): 264-71
Tort law is an important tool in enforcing a minimal level of good behavior. But what is appropriate for law is not necessarily appropriate for ethics or for norms of professional practice.
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