'Role' as a Moral Concept in Health Care
Bowie, Norman E.
Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 1982 Feb; 7(1): 57-63.
Role analysis is proposed as an efficacious starting point for a discussion of ethical issues in health care. The role obligations of health care professionals form the framework within which ethical decisions are made. These obligations are comprised of legal, customary, and moral elements that are complicated by the multiple roles individuals play. Internal conflicts inevitably arise, and some specific obligations of health care professionals have historically violated universal moral norms. (KIE abstract)
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