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Neuroethics 

Neuroethics
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Neuroethics
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Jimmy Ray Fulgham

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190244927.003.0103
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date: 18 October 2019

Medical ethics is the system of morally defined values and principles applied to the practice of medicine. Medical ethics has been central to the practice of medicine since antiquity. Ethical behavior was clearly a cornerstone of the behavior expected of the physician in the Hippocratic oath. The following sections cover concepts and terminology used in discussions of medical ethics.

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