Why Tolerate the Statistical Victim?
Trachtman, Leon E.
Hastings Center Report 1985 February; 15(1): 14
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Trachtman, Leon E. (1985-02)The author questions why society argues over the ethical aspects of treating seriously handicapped newborns, but does not expend the same amount of moral energy debating actions that will "doom a statistically predictable number ...
"If You Cannot Tolerate That Risk, You Should Never Become a Physician": A Qualitative Study About Existential Experiences Among Physicians Aase, Margrethe; Nordrehaug, J.E.; Malterud, K. (2008-11)BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Physicians are exposed to matters of existential character at work, but little is known about the personal impact of such issues. METHODS: To explore how physicians experience and cope with ...